Man Accused Of Intentionally Crashing Pickup Into Another Vehicle
A Franklin County man is accused of intentionally crashing his pickup truck, with a toddler and fireworks inside, into another vehicle in the town of Norfolk.
State police were called to Hough Road at around midnight Tuesday.
When they arrived, they found two pickup trucks that appeared to have collided in a field.
According to police, their investigation revealed that 24 year old Michael Greenwood of Constable had been driving his truck up and down the road with its head lights off.
A resident on Hough Road got into their pickup and followed Greenwood's vehicle, according to police.
Police said Greenwood intentionally struck the other person's pickup in a field near the intersection of Hough Road and Hidy Avenue.
Troopers said Greenwood was found in possession of fireworks.
In addition, a 24 year old woman and a 2 year old male were in Greenwood's vehicle at the time of the incident.
The child was not restrained in a child safety seat, police said.
Greenwood was arrested and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of fireworks.
He was further ticketed for reckless driving, a child safety restraint violation and driving without headlights.
Greenwood was released on appearance tickets to appear in Norfolk Town Court on May 28.