DUI crash in Irasburg almost hits home

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IRASBURG — A 49-year-old Irasburg man is facing charges after a single-vehicle crash in Irasburg on Monday night.

Police responded to the scene on Vermont Route 14 at around 9:00 p.m.

Police say they met with the driver, identified as Albert Cole, inside the ambulance.

According to the report, Cole drove off the road and rolled the vehicle, coming to a stop just feet before striking a house.

He was the only occupant inside the vehicle.

Police say he suffered minor, non-life threatening injuries.

“Further investigation revealed Cole was impaired. Cole was arrested for suspicion of DUI and transported to the Derby barracks,” a statement issued by trooper Mikkola reads.

He was later released on a citation to appear in court.

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