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November 20, 2016

Press Release, VSP Westminster, Crash, Dummerston, 16D003746

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16D003746                                         

TROOPER: John Waitekus

STATION: VSP Westminster                                       

CONTACT#: 802 722-4600 ext 522

 

DATE/TIME: 11-19-16 1843 hours

STREET: 1534 VT RT. 30

TOWN: Dummerston

LANDMARK  Upper Dummerston Rd.

WEATHER: clear               

ROAD CONDITIONS: dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Yancy D. Mcallister

AGE: 57    

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

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Joel Bouquio

AGE: 68    

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

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

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

sent.

 

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

John.waitekus@vermont.gov