STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
DATE/TIME: December 18, 2016, at approximately 10:30 A.M.
STREET: Dover Road
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Rutha Drive
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
ROAD CONDITIONS: partially ice/slush covered in sections
OPERATOR: John Meaney
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Woburn, Massachusetts
VEHICLE YEAR: 2003
VEHICLE MAKE: Cadillac
VEHICLE MODEL: Deville
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: minor front and passenger side
SUMMARY OF CRASH: On December 18, 2016, at approximately 10:30 A.M. Troopers with the Vermont State Police, Westminster Barracks, responded to a single vehicle crash on Dover Road in Newfane, near Rutha Drive. Upon arrival, Troopers spoke with the operator of the vehicle, John Meaney, 20, of Woburn, Massachusetts. Meaney stated he was travelling north on Dover Road. Meaney stated he traveled into the slush on the right side of the road. Meaney stated he began to slide off the road and was unable to gain control of the vehicle. Meaney travelled off the right side of Dover Road and struck a small tree causing minor damage to the passenger side of the vehicle. Speed was determined to be a factor in this crash. Therefore, Meaney was issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint (ticket) for operating too fast for the road conditions. Meaney was not injured and advised he was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
PBT%: none administered
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: 3124545 T23 VSA 1081(a)
LODGED - LOCATION: No
MUG SHOT: N/A
COURT ACTION: No
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Trooper Jeff Hudon
Vermont State Police
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