Norton Police Respond to Three Crashes Sunday Morning
One driver arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Norton Police and Fire Departments responded to three motor vehicle crashes early Sunday morning.
At 1:27 a.m., a crash was reported in front of 50 Cobb St. where a vehicle struck a utility pole. The crash broke the utility pole and caused wires to be down across the roadway. The operator, Matthew Mowry, 20, of Norton, was not cited in the crash and was not injured. Crews from Verizon and National Grid responded to the scene to repair the damage. The crash is under investigation by patrolman Thomas Durden.
Another single vehicle crash was reported 2:39 a.m. at the intersection of Pine Street and Plain Street. The vehicle was approximately 100 feet into the woods and on its side at 51 Pine St., causing property damage. The operator, Stefan Sunda, 20, of Bronx, N.Y., was transported to Rhode Island Hospital for non-life threatening injuries by the Norton Fire Department. Sunda was cited for speeding and a stop sign violation. The crash is under investigation by patrolman Scott Sweeting.
Then at 4:45 a.m., a single vehicle crash was reported in the area of 118 Mansfield Ave. across from Tsang's Restaurant. The vehicle struck a utility pole and caused wires to be down acros the roadway. National Grid crews responded to the scene and repaired the damage, restoring power to nearby residents. The operator, Bryan Fabregas, 23, of Pawtucket, R.I., was placed under arrest at the scene. He is charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. That area of Mansfield Avenue was closed for approximately one hour. The incident is under investigation by patrolman Thomas Durden.