STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
DATE/TIME: 12/15/2016 8:55 am
STREET: VT RT 9
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Hughes Rd
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: n/a
WEATHER: Cloudy, apx 10 F
ROAD CONDITIONS: windblown snow across the paved roadway
OPERATOR: Ms Jennifer Fitzgerald
SEAT BELT? N
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wilmington, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2006
VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet
VEHICLE MODEL: HHR
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Driver side & passenger side panels, front end, undercarriage, roof
HOSPITAL: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On 12/15/2016 at approximately 8:55 am, members of the Vermont State Police, Westminster Station responded to VT RT 9 in the Town of Marlboro for a reported single vehicle rollover crash.
Investigation found that a vehicle being operated by Ms. Jennifer Fitzgerald, 69 of Wilmington, was headed eastbound when she lost control of her vehicle. Ms. Fitzgerald advised that she encountered “black ice” while attempting to regain control of her vehicle it ended up sliding off the roadway. Ms. Fitzgerald’s vehicle stuck an earthen embankment on the edge of roadway, which caused her vehicle to rollover twice.
Ms. Fitzgerald sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital by the Deerfield Ambulance Service. Ms. Fitzgerald’s vehicle was towed by Marlboro Towing of Marlboro.