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July 17, 2016

PRESS RELEASE-#16B102347-CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B102346

TROOPER: Shaffer                                          

STATION: VSP-ST.J                     

CONTACT#: 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 07/16/16 @ 1109 Hours

LOCATION: New Boston Road, Lyndonville

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Samantha Billings

AGE: 21

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2005 Saturn Ion

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Heavy Front End, Totaled

 

 

INJURIES

Billings-Transported for evaluation. Minor.

 

 

HOSPITAL: NVRH             

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD COND: Dry, Gravel

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: State Police responded to a report of a one vehicle crash on New Boston Road near Red Village Road in Lyndonville on 07/16/16. Investigation revealed a 2005 Saturn Ion was traveling on New Boston Road when it failed to negotiate a right hand curve in the roadway. The vehicle went off the roadway and struck a large tree. Samantha Billings was transported via Lyndon Rescue to NVRH for observation. She was issued traffic tickets for driving too fast for road conditions/hazards, operating without insurance, and an unlicensed operator ticket for driving on a learner's permit without a passenger of a required age of 25 or older.

 

 

 

 

Trooper David Shaffer

Vermont State Police- St. Johnsbury

802-748-3111

802-748-1585 (Fax)

Please note new email address (eff. 07/27/15) David.Shaffer@Vermont.Gov