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July 1, 2016

VSP Press release; ATV Crash in Wells River, VT on 06/29/16

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B301310

TROOPER: Powers                                                          

STATION:  Saint Johnsbury                   

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 06/29/16

LOCATION: Old Farm Road; Newbury, VT @ 1749 hours

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jonathan Hillesland

AGE:  36

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wells River, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: ATV

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: None

 

INJURIES

V 1/ Jonathan Hillesland / Wells River, VT / 36 / No seat belt / Compound fracture to leg

 

HOSPITAL: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center                              

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD COND: Dry

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 06/29/16 Vermont State Police received a report of a single vehicle ATV crash with injuries on Old Farm Road in Wells River, VT. The operator, Jonathan Hillesland advised that as he was traveling on Old Farm Road he lost control of the ATV, crashing into the side of an embankment.  The vehicle did not sustain any damage.

 

COURT ACTION: N