VIENNA, N.Y. – A man who was stranded for five hours in a field after crashing his snowmobile was issued three tickets Friday.
Milton Lighthall, 50, received violations for an unregistered snowmobile, uninsured snowmobile and reckless operation.
The tickets are returnable to Town of Vienna Court at a later date.
Police say Lighthall crashed his snowmobile around 1 a.m. after he hit a drainage ditch in a field behind the town of Vienna Department of Public Works.
Lighthall was not found by police until around 5:45 a.m.
He was airlifted to Upstate Medical Center to be treated for injuries.