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October 12, 2016

Press Release/Vermont State Police/Motor Vehicle Collision/Incident#16C203378

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE


PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH


CASE#: 16C203378  
TROOPER: Adria Pickin
STATION: New Haven  
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919


DATE/TIME: October 12, 2016/1838 hours
STREET: VT Route 17 E
TOWN: Addison
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Otter Creek Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
WEATHER: Clear
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry blacktop


VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Lindsey Reed
AGE: 33     
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Addison


VEHICLE YEAR: 2007
VEHICLE MAKE: Volvo
VEHICLE MODEL: XC9
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor contact damage
INJURIES: None
HOSPITAL: N/A


VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: Susan Brown
AGE: 56   
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Albany, VT


VEHICLE YEAR: 2007
VEHICLE MAKE: Volvo
VEHICLE MODEL: S80
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Moderate contact damage
INJURIES: None
HOSPITAL: N/A



SUMMARY OF CRASH: On October 12, 2016, at approximately 1838 hours, State Police were advised of a two-car motor vehicle collision on VT Route 17 E in the Town of Addison. State Police arrived on scene and identified Operator#1 as Lindsey Reed. Reed advised that prior to the collision she was travelling westbound on VT Route 17 E at approximately 25mph. Reed advised that she and the vehicle in front of her were travelling behind a TT Unit up a hill and that she did not notice the vehicle in front of her apply their brakes, as she was focused on the TT Unit. Reed advised that she subsequently rear-ended the vehicle in front of her. Reed sustained no injuries as a result of the collision and her vehicle sustained minor front contact damage. State Police subsequently identified Operator#2 as Susan Brown. Brown advised that prior to the collision she had been travelling westbound on VT Route 17 E at approximately 25mph behind a TT Unit. Brown advised that she was subsequently rear-ended by the vehicle in behind her. Brown sustained no injuries as a result of the collision and her vehicle sustained moderate rear-end contact damage. State Police do not believe that alcohol or drugs played a factor in the collision.


PBT%: N/A
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Pending
MUG SHOT: N
COURT ACTION: N



Trooper Adria C. Pickin

Vermont State Police

“C” Troop New Haven Barracks

802-388-4919 P  802-453-7918 F

adria.pickin@vermont.gov