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August 9, 2016

Crash in Newport Center

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 2016B202982

TROOPER: Daniel Lynch                

STATION: Derby           

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 08/08/2016 at 1920 hours

LOCATION: Vance Hill Road in Newport Center

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Donna Sanville

AGE: 45

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport Center, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2003 Pontiac Grand Am, silver

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: None visible

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Randy Corcoran                                                      

AGE: 53

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: North Troy, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2003 GMC Sierra, black

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: None visible

 

INJURIES

A 7 year-old juvenile was seated in the passenger seat of vehicle 2 and was improperly restrained.  He sustained minor back injury and was transported to NCH.

 

HOSPITAL: North Country

WEATHER: Clear, daylight

ROAD COND: Dry pavement, crest of hill

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:  On 08/08/2016, Troopers responded to a report of a 2-car motor vehicle crash on Vance Hill Road in Newport Center, VT.  Investigation revealed that Donna Sanville of Newport Center had rear-ended Randy Corcoran of North Troy, who was slowing down in the roadway.  Sanville had attempted to brake but was unable to do so, striking the Corcoran’s rear bumper.  There was no discernible damage to either vehicle, however a 7-year old juvenile, who was improperly restrained in the lead vehicle without a booster seat, complained of back pain.

Sanville was ticketed for the violations of operating while license civilly suspended-second offense, uninsured motor vehicle, and speeds imprudent resulting in a collision.  The vehicle was susbsequently towed from the scene.

The juvenile was transported to North Country Hospital with minor injuries.

 

 

COURT ACTION: N