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May 23, 2016

single vehicle, alcohol related, rollover crash w/ejection.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#:16B201754

TROOPER: Roos                                               

STATION: VSP Derby                    

CONTACT#: 802 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 5/22/16 @ app. 2300 hours

LOCATION: Parker Road, Brownington, VT

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR:Orion Ferland

AGE: 22     

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orleans, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2005 Ford Focus hatchback

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: totaled. 

 

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

1 / Orion Ferland / Orleans, VT / 22 / No / Numerous injuries, internal and external. 

 

HOSPITAL: North Country Hospital                          

WEATHER: partly overcast           

ROAD COND: dry

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

State Police were called to the report of a single vehicle roll over crash in the town Brownington, Vermont.  Investigation found Orion Ferland, 22 of Orleans, the operator and sole occupant of a 2005 Ford Focus, was traveling down the Parker Road at a high rate of speed when he went off the road and rolled his vehicle.  Orion was not wearing his seat belt and as a result was ejected from the vehicle.  Orion was transported from the scene by ambulance.  Alcohol was a factor in the crash and additional investigation is ongoing.  No preliminary breath sample was obtained due to the extent of injury to Orion. 

 

COURT ACTION: pending