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NEWPORT CITY - A near tragic accident has left a young lady in critical condition at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the man who abandoned her incarcerated at Northern State Correctional Facility.
Zachary Labor was charged Monday with leaving the scene of an accident with serious injury resulting. He pleaded not guilty and was ordered held without bail.
At about 11 p.m. Sunday, November 23, State Trooper Debra Munson responded to a 911 call regarding a one-vehicle crash on May Pond Road in Barton.
Upon arrival, Munson wrote, she observed a woman in the passenger seat (Fluegge) who was bleeding profusely from the head. Her left eye was swollen and shut. Fluegge complained to the trooper of back and neck pain. She originally said her friend Zach may have been involved, but didnâ€™t know where he was.
The Barton Fire Department was called to the scene and had to remove the roof to extricate Fluegge.
Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.