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September 2, 2016

Press Release Crash / VSP Westminster / 16D001489 / Town of Brattleboro

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                           

CASE#: 16D001489

TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley                                               

STATION: VSP Westminster              

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 09/01/2016 at approximately 1415 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91 northbound just north of the exit one on ramp, Town of Brattleboro

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Amber Halberg

AGE: 24    
SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rockingham, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2004 Ford Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Minor damage to the driver side, side view mirror and driver side door

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Samantha Lazar                                                     

AGE: 31    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Philadelphia, PA

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2006 Subaru Forester

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Minor damage to the passenger side rear quarter panel

 

INJURIES

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

No reported injuries

HOSPITAL: N/A                 

WEATHER: partly cloudy and warm           

ROAD COND: dry pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 09/01/2016 at approximately 1415 hours, vehicle #1 operated by Halberg had just merged onto Interstate 91 northbound at the exit 1 interchange in Brattleboro. As Halberg came up to speed in the travel lane, she attempted to move over into the passing lane and struck vehicle #2 operated by Lazar. Halberg advised that she looked in her mirrors and did not see vehicle #2. Based on the statement by Halberg, it is believed that vehicle #2 was in Halberg’s blind spot when the crash occurred. There were no injuries reported. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

 

COURT ACTION: No

COURT DATE: N/A           

COURT: N/A

LODGED LOCATION: N/A              

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A