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June 6, 2016

Press Release/ Vermont State Police/ Motor Vehicle Collision/ 16A102732

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
 
CASE#: 16A102732
TROOPER: Corporal Andrew Leise    
STATION: VSP Williston                    
CONTACT#: 1-802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: June 6, 2016, 0955 hours
LOCATION: VT Route 100 Eden, VT

 

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Eugene E. Flores
AGE: 80     
SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Eden Mills, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2015 Kia Sole
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate front driver's side contact damage

 

INJURIES: Non-incapacitating injuries (bumps and bruises)

HOSPITAL: Copley Hospital  

WEATHER: Clear and Dry 
ROAD COND: Clear and Dry

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On June 6, 2016 at approximately 0955 hours Vermont State Police Williston Troopers came upon a one vehicle collision on VT Route 100 near White Road in Eden. Investigation at the scene revealed that Eugene Flores lost control of his 2015 Kia Sole, traveled off the road narrowly missing a car parked on the shoulder, sideswiped a telephone pole, and came to rest approximately 100 feet from the Gihon River. Neither speed nor impairment were contributing factors in the collision. Troopers were assisted at the scene by the North Hyde Park/Eden Fire Dept. as well as The Newport Emergency Rescue Squad. Flores was transported to Copley Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Corporal Andrew Leise at VSP Williston 1-802-878-7111