PROCTOR — A 33-year-old man was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident in Proctor last Thursday.
Authorities were notified of a single-vehicle crash into a telephone pole on South Street at around 4:45 a.m.
Witnesses on the scene told police that the driver fled the area after the crash.
Troopers located the individual described by witnesses and identified him as Travis Walsh, of Proctor.
Police say Walsh denied operating the vehicle at the time.
He was arrested today for leaving the scene of an accident, false information to law enforcement, and issued a citation to appear in court on March.
Troopers were assisted on scene by Proctor Fire Department, Green Mountain Power, and Carrara’s Towing.