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September 17, 2016

Press Release/Vermont State Police/DLS/16B103335

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16B103335                                          

TROOPER: Flowers

STATION: St. Johnsbury               

CONTACT#: 222 4680

 

DATE/TIME: August 29, 2016 at 1334 hours

STREET: I 91 north

TOWN: Newbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Scotch Hollow Rd

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 105.2

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Christa Garand

AGE: 26    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bradford, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 1997

VEHICLE MAKE: Plymouth

VEHICLE MODEL: Breeze

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: Transported to Cottage Hospital as a precaution

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Vermont State Police responded to a reported single vehicle collision. Troopers

arrived and learned that Garand left the roadway while attempting to avoid a

semi that was swerving. Troopers learned that after Garand left the roadway she

lost control of her vehicle, crossed the interstate, and rolled. After an

investigation Troopers learned that Garand was criminally suspended. On

September 16, 2016 Garand was issued a citation to appear in Orange County

Superior court to answer the charge of driving with license suspended on October

26, 2016.

 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Orange

COURT DATE/TIME: 10/26/2016     0800 hours     

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

Trooper Heather Flowers