Police: Williston man faces third DUI charge after leaving the scene of crash

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - A Williston man is facing a third DUI charge after police say he left the scene of a crash in South Burlington.

Around 9:30 Friday night, South Burlington Police received a report of a truck with a plow that had crashed into a light pole on Lime Kiln Road.

Upon arrival, officers say they found significant damage to the light pole.

Police say the witness stated the vehicle continued south on Lime Kiln Road, and did not stop after the crash.

Officers searched the area and were able to locate the suspect vehicle on Ethan Allen Drive, a short distance from the crash scene.

An investigation revealed the operator of the truck, Russell Adams, 43, of Williston, was operating the vehicle while under the influence.

Police say Adams provided a preliminary breath sample which resulted in a .251% BAC.

Adams is due in Chittenden Superior Court on March 19, 2018 to answer the charges of DUI #3 and leaving the scene of an accident.

If you have any information about these crimes, you can contact Detective Pope at (802) 846-4200.

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