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July 5, 2016

Crash-Searsburg press release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
               
CASE#: 16C302254
TROOPER: Stange                                           
STATION: Shaftsbury                    
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 07/05/16 at approximately 0007 hours
LOCATION: VT RT 9 in Searsburg

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Tyler Higley
AGE: 21   
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vernon, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2012 Toyota Yaris
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled

VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: Lyndsi Earle                                               
AGE: 27   
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Malta, NY

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2008 Ford F-150
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled




HOSPITAL: SVMC in Bennington               
WEATHER: clear
ROAD COND: dry

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 07/05/16 at approximately 0007 hours Trooper responded to
the area of 1027 VT RT 9 in Searsburg for a reported two vehicle crash with
injuries. The crash temporarily shut down the flow of traffic in both lanes of
RT 9 as the vehicles were heavily damaged and still in the roadway. Wilmington
Fire and Deerfield Rescue were already on scene tending to the crash. Minor
injuries were sustained by the operator and passenger of the Ford truck. The
operator of the Toyota was uninjured. Details of the crash are still under
investigation at this time.


COURT ACTION:  N
COURT DATE:                    
COURT:
LODGED - LOCATION:    
BAIL:
MUG SHOT: Y N