Personal-Injury Accidents

WILMINGTON — A Wilmington man, seriously injured Thursday in a Hazelton Road crash, was air-lifted to Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt., for treatment.

Christopher Lawrence, 20, was driving northeast when he failed to negotiate a corner and went off the road, striking a utility pole, according to State Police. Treated at Fletcher Allen Health Care, he was released Saturday. A passenger, Peter Brown, 26, of Oswego, was taken by ambulance to CVPH Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

CHAMPLAIN — A West Chazy woman was injured in a one-car Route 9 accident Saturday.

Kathleen M. Garrant, 52, was driving north in the town of Champlain at approximately 11 a.m. Saturday when she drifted off the east shoulder of the road, according to Chazy-based State Police. Garrant’s vehicle struck a mailbox, entered a ditch and then struck a driveway culvert, becoming airborne, police said. The vehicle overturned and landed in a ditch, trapping her in the car.

Champlain Fire Department and EMS responded. Emergency workers were able to get Garrant out of the vehicle by moving the driver’s seat and forcing open the door, police said. Garrant was transported to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh complaining of pain. She was treated at CVPH and later released.

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man faces felony charges following a domestic incident.

Ryan Smith, 24, of Plattsburgh was charged with first-degree criminal contempt for violating an order of protection, as well as third-degree victim or witness intimidation, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and third-degree assault with intent of physical injury.

Smith was sent to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

CONSTABLE — A fire at 3 County Route 38, also known as Irish Street Road, in the town of Constable, destroyed a garage and storage building Saturday.

The Constable Fire Department was called to the location at 7:25 p.m. Some tools and a van were destroyed in the building but firefighters managed to save a riding lawn mower from the fire. The house on the same property was about 100 feet away from the fire and not in danger. First Assistant Chief Shawn Welch did not have the name of the owner of the property.

Area departments called in to assist with their tankers were Westville, Malone and Burke. Welch said the departments were at the fire scene for about 2 hours.

PERU — An AuSable Forks man was charged with a felony in Peru following an altercation Saturday.

Kenneth W. Bombard Jr., 49, was charged with third degree criminal mischief, a Class E felony, for kicking the siding of his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle and causing property damage. The vehicle is owned by Kimberly A. Devins of 80 Pleasant St., Peru.

Bombard was ordered to be held in Clinton County Jail without bail by Peru Town Justice Kirby.

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