STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101
DATE/TIME: October 22, 2016 at approximately 1529 hours
STREET: US Route 7 South
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Dugway Rd.
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet
OPERATOR: Nicholas W. Wetmore
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Trenton, GA
VEHICLE YEAR: 2007
VEHICLE MAKE: Chevy
VEHICLE MODEL: 1500
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled
INJURIES: Scratches and minor hip abrasions
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On Saturday, October 22, 2016 at approximately 1529 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police-Rutland Barracks responded to a single car crash with reported injuries and possible entrapment at 3164 US Route 7 south in the Town of Wallingford, VT.
Investigation determined that vehicle #1 was traveling south on US Route 7. US Route 7 primarily runs north and south. There is one northbound lane of travel and one southbound lane of travel. Operator #1 (Wetmore) was traveling south on US Route 7 when the vehicle went off the traveled portion of the roadway. Operator #1 then corrected the vehicle and traveled across both southbound and northbound lanes of travel. Operator #1 struck the guard rail and traveled down an embankment into a ditch adjacent to the roadway. Vehicle #1 rolled approximately three times before coming to rest on its wheels. Vehicle #1 was removed from the ditch and towed due to disabling damage by Carrara’s Towing Recovery.
Operator #1 was evaluated on scene by Regional Ambulance for minor scratches and hip abrasions.
Assistance was also provided by Clarendon Fire Department and Wallingford Fire Department.
Operator #1 was found to be at fault for the crash and in violation of Title 23 VSA 1038, Driving on roadways laned for traffic.
PBT%: None given
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: None
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
MUG SHOT: No
COURT ACTION: No
COURT DATE/TIME: N/A