Jonathan Volpe, a resident of Canandaigua, is facing multiple charges after being involved in a hit-and-run accident in Farmington.
The incident, which resulted in injuries to another driver, occurred following Volpe’s failure to yield the right of way at an intersection.
The accident involved two cars and took place when Volpe, driving a Toyota 4-Runner, exited the Tops Supermarket onto Mertensia Road and collided with a southbound vehicle.
The other driver involved in the collision, 80-year-old Gale Smith of Farmington, suffered back and neck injuries as a result of the accident.
Smith was promptly taken to Thompson Hospital for medical attention.
Volpe, after the incident, did not remain at the scene and was later apprehended by law enforcement. He is accused of leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, which has raised serious legal implications.
Upon his apprehension, Volpe was charged with several offenses, including failure to yield the right of way and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident. Additionally, he was charged with driving with a suspended registration.
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