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December 18, 2016

DUI/Crash Press Release: 16C204198

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16C204198                                          

TROOPER: Gurwicz

TROOPER: Hein

SERGEANT: McNamara

STATION: VSP New Haven                                          

CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: 12/18/2016

STREET: Vermont Route 22A

TOWN: Orwell

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Vermont Route 73

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Anna Smith

AGE: 59    

SEAT BELT Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: New Haven, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Impreza

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive Front and Rear Passenger Side Damage

INJURIES: Minor Bruising

HOSPITAL: Porter

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Jennifer Pelliccone

AGE: 31

SEAT BELT Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  South Burlington, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Rav 4

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Extensive Front End Damage

INJURIES: No Injuries

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

                On December 18, 2016 at approximately 14:31 hours the Vermont State Police along with Orwell Fire Department and Middlebury Rescue responded to the intersection of Vermont Route 22A and Vermont Route 73 in the Town of Orwell for a two vehicle collision with injuries. Investigation revealed that vehicle #2 had been travelling north bound on Vermont Route 22A at approximately 40 miles per hour. Vehicle # 1 had been travelling east bound on Vermont Route 73 at approximately 25 miles per hour. Operator #1, Smith, failed to stop and yield the right of way to vehicle #2, Pelliccone, and subsequently travelled through the north and south bound lanes of travel on Vermont Route 22A. Vehicle #2 collided with vehicle #1 in the north bound travelled portion of the roadway on Vermont Route 22A. Pelliccone was uninjured in the collision. Smith was transported to Porter Hospital in the town of Middlebury as a precaution. Smith was found to have minor bruising. Smith was found to have operated her vehicle under the influence of medication. Smith was transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing and issued a citation to appear in Addison County District Court to answer to the charge.

 

 

PBT%: N/A

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Pending Investigation

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Addison County District Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 02/13/2016 12:30 PM            

 

 

 

*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 Joshua Gurwicz

New Haven Barracks

C Troop

E-Mail: Joshua.Gurwicz@vermont.gov