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December 1, 2016

16D004030 DUI crash Rockingham

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16D004030                          

TROOPER: Anthony Frissora

STATION: VSP Westminster                       

CONTACT#: (802)722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: December 1, 2016, at approximately 12:37 AM

STREET: Vermont Route 103

TOWN: Rockingham

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Parker Hill Road

WEATHER: Rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Arah Mills

AGE: 44  

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bellows Falls

 

VEHICLE YEAR: N/A

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevy

VEHICLE MODEL: Trail Blazer

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Heavy damage surrounding the vehicle

INJURIES: Operator - Two fractures in lower back, Passenger - Severe open

fracture on left foot

HOSPITAL: Springfield Hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On December 1, 2016, at approximately 12:38 AM, the Vermont

State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Vermont Route 103 near

Parker Hill Road, in the town of Rockingham. Witnesses advised that the

operator, later identified as Arah Mills, was traveling west on Vermont Route

103 and hydroplaned, causing his vehicle to run off of the roadway and overturn

several times. Both A. Mills and the passenger, Michelle Mills, were not seat

belted during the crash and sustained severe injuries. They were transported to

Springfield Hospital and later Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for a more

comprehensive evaluation. At Dartmouth, A. Mills was processed for

suspicion of driving under the influence. This case is still active pending

further investigation.

 

 

PBT%: .103

 

*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 Anthony Frissora

Vermont State Police

Westminster Barracks

802-722-4600