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November 21, 2016

Press Release / State Police / Crash / 16D003774

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16D003774                                                          

TROOPER: Brian Turner

STATION: Westminster                                

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 11-21-16 / 1000 hours

STREET: Saxtons River Road

TOWN: Rockingham

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: .2 east of Corey Hill Rd

WEATHER: Cloudy           

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Tara Blodgett

AGE: 30    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Grafton, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Cavalier

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive front end damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

State Police in Westminster investigated a single vehicle crash with no injuries on Saxtons River Road, approximately .2 miles from Corey Hill Road, in Rockingham.  Investigation determined that Operator #1 was traveling west when the vehicle left the right side of the roadway for no apparent reason.  The vehicle struck a mailbox and several small trees before coming to rest off the road.  The vehicle sustained extensive contact damage to the entire front end to include the hood and bumper.  There was also dual airbag deployment.  Operator 31 was wearing a seatbelt and no injuries were sustained.  Ticket was issued for failing to maintain the roadway.           

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint, Driving on Roadways Laned For Traffic T23 VSA 1038.

 

 

 

Cpl. Brian Turner

Vermont State Police

Westminster Barracks

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Westminster, VT 05158

(802) 722-4600