Alburgh woman pleads not guilty in hit-and-run that injured man

Published: May. 24, 2023 at 9:07 AM EDT|Updated: May. 24, 2023 at 4:36 PM EDT
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ST. ALBANS, Vt. (WCAX) - A woman accused of a hit-and-run in St. Albans City that left one man injured pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

St. Albans Police said Ashley Bates, 27, of Alburgh, was driving a car at about 6 p.m. Monday on North Main Street, when she allegedly hit a 32-year-old man with her car. She’s accused of taking off prior to the arrival of police.

Ashley Bates
Ashley Bates(Courtesy: St. Albans Police)

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

St. Albans Police found the car later that evening and arrested Bates.

In court Wednesday, Bates pleaded not guilty to charges of leaving the scene of an accident with bodily injury resulting, reckless endangerment and grossly negligent operation. She was released on conditions.

Police said a passenger in Bates’ car, Adam Tatro, 32, of Alburgh, faces charges of violating his conditions of release and impeding public officers.

Adam Tatro
Adam Tatro(Courtesy: St. Albans Police)