Prosecution: Keep ex away from I-89 wrong-way driver

The state’s attorney’s office opposes letting the ex-girlfriend visit Steven Bourgoin in jail with their child because the woman is a witness in the quintuple murder case.

No public crash report in wrong-way I-89 collision

Steven Bourgoin

Police say they didn’t follow the usual practice for releasing details about a crash, having determined this one wasn’t an accident.

Competency hearing in I-89 wrong-way crash set for Friday

A hearing on the competency of a man accused of killing five teens in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 89 in October is scheduled for Friday. Steven Bourgoin pleaded not guilty to five counts of second-degree murder and to other charges related to the theft and crashing of a police cruiser. Bourgoin’s attorney requested a […]

I-89 wrong-way driver to undergo competency evaluation

Steven Bourgoin

Its purpose will be to establish whether Steven Bourgoin is “mentally competent to stand trial” or was “insane at the time of the alleged offense.” He faces five counts of second-degree murder.

Toxicology report is in, but not public, in wrong-way driver case

Steven Bourgoin

If Steven Bourgoin, who faces five counts of second-degree murder, is determined to be competent after a court-ordered evaluation, the report likely will be filed with the court, the county prosecutor said.

Friend says Bourgoin had childhood trauma, complained of Lyme disease

Steven Bourgoin

Friends say Bourgoin had anxiety and PTSD from traumatic childhood experiences.

Bourgoin case raises questions about mental health screening

UVM Medical Center

If someone poses an imminent risk of harm to themselves or others, a screening can trigger a court process for involuntary hospitalization.

Morristown student gives eyewitness account of I-89 crash that took the lives of five teens

Emily McCormack

“It could have been us. It could have been someone from my high school.”

UPDATED: Driving suspect pleads not guilty from hospital bed

Steven Bourgoin

Steven Bourgoin was charged with five counts of second degree murder and other charges in connection with the weekend crash that killed five Central Vermont teens.

Alleged wrong-way driver faced financial and legal challenges

Steven Bourgoin

The suspect in the killing of five teens was in a custody dispute and faced foreclosure leading up to the crash on Sunday night.

Murder charges filed in wrong-way driving crash

Steven Bourgoin

Steven Bourgoin, 36, is facing five counts of second-degree murder in connection with a crash on Interstate 89 that left five central Vermont teens dead.