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August 2, 2016

Press Release Crash / VSP Westminster / 16D000772 / Town of Putney

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                           

CASE#: 16D000772

TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley                                               

STATION: VSP Westminster              

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 08/02/2016 at approximately 0755 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91 southbound, mile marker 21/30, Town of Putney

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Matthew C. Goodell

AGE: 27     
SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lebanon, NH

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2007 Toyota Corolla

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Minor damage to the front bumper and hood.

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

No reported injuries

HOSPITAL: N/A

WEATHER: Rain

ROAD COND: Wet pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 08/02/2016 at approximately 0755 hours, VSP Westminster received a report of a single vehicle crash on Interstate 91 southbound in the area of mile marker 21/30 in the Town of Putney. Upon the arrival of Troopers, it was determined that a vehicle operated by Matthew Goodell was traveling southbound in the travel lane at approximately 65 miles per hour when his vehicle traveled over standing water on the highway. As a result of traveling over the standing water, Goodell hydroplaned, lost control of his vehicle and struck the guard rail on the west side of the roadway. Goodell’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

 

COURT ACTION: No

COURT DATE: N/A                          

COURT: N/A

LODGED LOCATION: N/A              

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No