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November 20, 2016

PRESS RELEASE-#16B104947-CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16B104947                                                          

TROOPER: Shaffer

STATION: VSP-St. Johnsbury                      

CONTACT#: 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 11/20/16 @ 1040 hours.

STREET: Waits River Rd.

TOWN: Bradford

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: #2177

WEATHER: Rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Rachel Roberts

AGE: 20    

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Corinth, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Kia

VEHICLE MODEL: Rio

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Heavy Front End

INJURIES: Minor head and chest

HOSPITAL: DHMC

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Richard Teeter

AGE: 52

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Deering, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Outback

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Heavy rear end.

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Waits River Road in Bradford on 11/20/16 at approximately 1040 hours. Troopers learned a 2014 Kia Rio operated by Rachel Roberts collided with the rear end of a 2017 Subaru Outback operated by Richard Teeter as he was stopped in the roadway waiting for a vehicle ahead of him to make a left turn. Roberts was transported via Upper Valley Ambulance to DHMC for observation of possible head and chest injuries. Teeter was not injured. Roberts was issued a traffic ticket for Following Too Closely. PTO's Wrecker removed both vehicles from the scene. Bradford Fire Department assisted at the scene. 

 

 

 

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: N

 

 

 

 

*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 David Shaffer

Vermont State Police- St. Johnsbury

802-748-3111

802-748-1585 (Fax)

Please note new email address (eff. 07/27/15) David.Shaffer@Vermont.Gov