Dad LARRY MORRIS has been charged with driving drunk with his kids in the backseat, hitting a telephone pole, and then fleeing the scene on foot and abandoning the kids.
Police: Drunken Driver Crashes, Leaves Kids In Car
Danby Police Say Man Drove With Children In Back Seat
POSTED: 12:20 pm EST November 1, 2009
UPDATED: 12:32 pm EST November 1, 2009
DANBY, Vt. -- A father accused of driving drunk with his children in the back seat hit a telephone pole early Saturday morning and fled the scene, leaving the kids behind, police said.
Danby police said Larry Morris, 38, crashed his car and fled the scene on foot, leaving his 6- and 10-year-old children in the car.
Morris, who police found at a friend's house, was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene and cruelty to children.
Both children were taken to an area hospital. Their conditions were not known.