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August 6, 2016

VSP Rutland Press Release - MV Crash No Injury - Market St, Proctor, Vermont - VSP Case # 16C104222

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16C104222 

TROOPER: Cushing                                          

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 08/04/16 at approximately 0755 hours.

 

LOCATION: Market Street, Proctor, Vermont.  

 

VEHICLE: 1

OPERATOR: Jacob Perkins  

AGE: 15

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Proctor, Vermont   

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE:  Blue 1966 Ford Mustang

 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Front end.

 

Vehicle #2

Unoccupied / parked

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE:  Silver 2016 Toyota Corolla

 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: passenger front quarter panel / passenger side wheel area

 

Vehicle #3

Unoccupied / parked

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE:  Red 2007 Dodge truck

 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: passenger side area behind front wheel

 

INJURIES: None

 

WEATHER: Clear  

 

ROAD COND:  Clear

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On the above date and time, members of the Proctor Fire Departments, and Vermont State Police responded to the intersection of Market Street and School Street in Proctor, Vermont for a report of a three vehicle crash with leaking fluids and no injuries.   

 

Investigation at the scene found that 15 year old Jacob Perkins of Proctor, Vermont was driving east on School Street with his father, Chris Perkins, in the front passenger seat.  As Jacob was turning left to head north on Market Street he accidently press on the gas instead of the brake and drove into two parked vehicles in front of Proctor Gas.  Both parked vehicles were unoccupied at the time of the crash.  There were no injures sustained in the crash.  Both occupants in Vehicle #1 were wearing their seat belts.  Jacob had a valid Vermont learner’s permit.

 

Vehicle #1 and #2 were not drivable do to the crash and were towed.    

 

Minimal fluids leaked from Vehicle #1.  No other vehicles leaked fluid.

 

The crash remains under investigation.

 

COURT ACTION: None