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July 11, 2016

PRESS RELEASE/ MV INCIDENT/ I89 NB MM104/ VSP WILLISTON

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE INCIDENT

           

CASE#: 16A103432

TROOPER: Dan Kelley                                              

STATION: VSP Williston                     

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 07/11/16 at 1808 hours

LOCATION: I89 MM 104 NB, Milton, VT

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Carvalho, Zachary

AGE: 28     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Georgia, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2005 Ford Taurus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled

INJURIES: None                    

WEATHER: Clear       

ROAD COND: Clear

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

VSP Williston Troopers responded to a single vehicle car fire on I89 NB near MM 104 in the town of Milton, VT.  Upon arrival, the operator advised the vehicle was experiencing what seemed to be transmission issues prior to it starting to smoke.  He stated he immediately pulled over and exited the vehicle at which time it became fully engulfed in flames.

 

I89 Northbound motorists experienced minor traffic delays as Fire Departments from Milton and Georgia responded to the scene and extinguished the vehicle.  While no one was injured during the incident, the vehicle was a total loss.

 

COURT ACTION: N

 

Sgt. Bob Lucas

Vermont State Police

Troop "A" Williston Barracks

2777 St. George Road

Williston, VT 05495

(802)878-7111 office

robert.j.lucas@vermont.gov