STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
TROOPER: John Waitekus
STATION: VSP Westminster
CONTACT#: 802 722-4600 ext 522
DATE/TIME: 11-19-16 1843 hours
STREET: 1534 VT RT. 30
LANDMARK Upper Dummerston Rd.
ROAD CONDITIONS: dry
OPERATOR: Yancy D. Mcallister
SEAT BELT N0T WORN.
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brattleboro, VT.
VEHICLE YEAR: 2004
VEHICLE MAKE: Chrysler
VEHICLE MODEL: PT Cruiser
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: front end and passenger side
INJURIES: internal injuries
HOSPITAL: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
in Hanover NH
OPERATOR: Joel Bouquio
SEAT BELT Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Jefferson, NY
VEHICLE YEAR: 2016
VEHICLE MAKE: Ford
VEHICLE MODEL: F 150
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Front end and passenger side.
INJURIES: none reported
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On 11-19-16 at 1843 VT State Police responded to a two vehicle, head on crash on
RT 30 in Dummerston. OP-1 Yancy D. Mcallister 57, of Brattleboro, VT. is
believed to have fallen asleep while operating south bound on Rt 30 near Upper
Dummerston Rd. and crossed the center line. Op-2 Joel Bouquio, 68, of Jefferson,
NY. was traveling north bound on RT. 30 and attempted to avoid a head on
collision but struck V-1 as it began moving back into its lane. After the
collision, V-2 rolled over and came to rest just off the roadway.
OP-2 Joel Bouquio and passenger Mary Ann Bouquio 54, also of Jefferson, NY. were
wearing seatbelts and reported no injuries.
OP-1 Mcallister reported he was not wearing a seatbelt. OP-1 was transported to
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and then transferred to Dartmouth Hitchcock
Medical Center in Hanover NH. with internal injuries.
The air bags in both vehicles were deployed during the crash.
This crash is still under investigation and an updated press release will be
Brattleboro Police, Demco Towing, A's Towing, Rescue Inc. and Dummerston FD
assisted at the scene.
Trooper John Waitekus #522
Vermont State Police - Westminster Barracks
Mailing address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346
Physical address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Westminster VT. 05158
Tel. (802) 722-4600
Fax. (802) 722-4690