STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
CASE#: 16C202827 / 16VG01224
TROOPER: C. Hein / Chief G. Merkel
STATION: New Haven Field Station / Vergennes Police Department
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919 / 802-877-2201
DATE/TIME: August 26, 2016 / 1930 hours
LOCATION: Arnold Bay Road, Panton
OPERATOR: Edward Davis
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Schenectady, NY
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: Honda Fit
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Extensive damage to the front end of the vehicle on the passenger and driver side.
OPERATOR: Hans Vorsteveld
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vergennes, VT
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: Honda Civic
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Extensive damage to the front end and entire length of the passenger side of the vehicle.
V #2 / Hans Vorsteveld / Vergennes, VT / 53 / SEAT BELT Y / NATURE OF INJURY Broken wrist
HOSPITAL: University of Vermont Health Center
WEATHER: Clear and during the dark hours
ROAD COND: Dry blacktop surface
SUMMARY OF CRASH: On August 27, 2016 at approximately 1930 hours Troopers and Officers from the Vergennes Police Department responded to Arnold Bay Road in Panton for the report of a head on vehicle crash with injuries. Upon arrival it was determined that the operator who was found to be at fault, Edward Davis was intoxicated.
Davis consented to a series of tests and voluntarily submitted to a preliminary breath test (PBT) at which point he blew a .120 % BAC. Davis was transported to the Vergennes Police Department to be processed for Driving Under the Influence. After being processed Davis was transported to Chittenden County Correctional Center where he is being held until arraignment.
The operator of the second vehicle, Hans Vorsteveld suffered minor injuries as a result of the motor vehicle crash and was transported to The University of Vermont Medical Center for treatment.
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: September 12, 2016
COURT: Addison Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: CCCC
MUG SHOT: N
Trooper Christopher Hein
New Haven Barracks, C Troop
Vermont State Police