Bennington police blame distracted driving for flipped vehicle

BENNINGTON, Vt. – April is "Distracted Driving Awareness Month."

The Bennington Police Department is also reminding people of the importance to stay focused while driving.

The crash happened Wednesday morning on Route 7 – right in front of Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington.

Police say the driver is 35-year-old Danny Main from Shaftsbury in Bennington County.

They say he was towing a small trailer with tree limbs on it.

However, police say he somehow crossed over into the other lane, eventually landing on its roof.

Police say Main lied to them and said someone else was driving.