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September 15, 2016

Press Release - Negligent Operation, Non-Injury Crash, Williston

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16A104793                                         

TROOPER: Warner

STATION: VSP, Williston                                               

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME:  9/15/2016, 0012 hrs.

STREET: I-89, Southbound

TOWN: Williston

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Rest Area

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: mm 82

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear, unobstructed

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Leonidas Ioannou

AGE:  57

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Williston, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Mustang

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive front end damage, totaled

INJURIES: no injuries

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) n/a

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 9/15/2016 at approximately 0012 hrs. Vermont State Police, Williston Police Dept. and Williston Fire/EMS responded to a report of a crash at the Williston rest area, located on I-89, Williston.  

 

Investigation determined the vehicle was southbound on I-89 and entered the rest area at a high rate of speed.   Upon entering a curve at the rest area, Ioannou failed to maintain his lane of travel.  The vehicle went off the roadway, striking a sign and a light pole.  He was not injured.   

 

The vehicle sustained major damage to the entire front end.   It is considered totaled.  Ioannou was cited to appear in Chittenden Superior Court for the Offense of Negligent Operation. 

 

PBT%: N/A

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 10/25/2016            

COURT: Chittenden Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION:     N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N

 

 

Sergeant William Warner

Vermont State Police

2777 St. George Rd.

Williston, VT 05495

802-878-7111