3 killed in drunk driving collision

VERNON - An alleged drunk driver accused of causing a traffic collision in Vernon that killed three people was arraigned last week.On Dec. 11, 31-year-old Isaac Bandt allegedly ran several red lights before t-boning a compact vehicle containing two women, a man and a child. Immediately following the collision, Bandt, who was driving a pickup truck, allegedly ran from the scene. Police officers found him several blocks away, prosecutors said. The only person to survive the crash was a 6-year-old boy. Those killed in the collision were identified as the boy's mother, her boyfriend and the boy's grandmother.

********** Published: December 23, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 36