VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
STATION: St. Albans
DATE/TIME: 12/5/16 1546 hours
LOCATION: RT 7 and Mountain View Dr Georgia, VT
VIOLATION: Jacked Knife Tractor Trailer Truck
Operator: Mario Gignac
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Saint- Colomban, QC
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On December 5, 2016, Troopers from the saint Albans barracks received several calls regarding a jacked knifed tractor trailer truck on RT 7 near Mountain View Dr in the Town of Georgia, VT
Upon arrival, it was learned that the operator, Mario Gignac (57) of Quebec missed the on ramp to Interstate 89 and attempted to turn around in a residential neighborhood. The operator was issued a ticket.
RT 7 was closed for approximately 2 hours until McRae's could remove the truck. RT is now back open.