STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
DATE/TIME: 10/10/16 at approximately 1709 hrs
LOCATION: Near Residence #3003 Mount Philo Road in Charlotte, Vermont
OPERATOR: Kaitlyn Aube
SEAT BELT: Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlotte, Vermont
INJURY REPORTED: None reported
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2009 2015 Ford Fusion
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Significant damage to front end, towed due to disabling
OPERATOR: Keegan Schofield
SEAT BELT: Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ferrisburgh, Vermont
INJURY REPORTED: Possible neck injury
HOSPITAL: University of Vermont Medical Center
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2014 Chevy Spark
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate damage to rear end, towed due to disabling damage
ROAD COND: Dry
SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 10/10/16 at approximately 1709 hours Vermont State Police, Charlotte Rescue, and Charlotte Fire Department responded to a two vehicle crash on Mount Philo Road in Charlotte.
A subsequent investigation found that Vehicle #2 and #1 were traveling southbound on Mt. Philo Rd., respectively. Upon approaching residence #3003, Vehicle #2 slowed down for a runner on the side of the road. Operator #1 failed to recognize this decrease in speed at which time Vehicle #1 collided with the rear of Vehicle #2.
Operator #1 was found to be in violation of Title 23 VSA Section 1039 (Following too closely) and will be issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint for this offense.