STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101
DATE/TIME: December 12, 2016 at approximately 1333 hours
STREET: Middle Road
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Intersection of Alfrecha Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet
OPERATOR: Joseph A. Aiken
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bellows Falls, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2011
VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner
VEHICLE MODEL: Tractor
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor front end, bumper and grill contact damage
OPERATOR: April E. Page
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2015
VEHICLE MAKE: Volkswagen
VEHICLE MODEL: Jetta
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor rear end and driver’s side rear quarter panel contact damage
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On Monday, December 12, 2016 at approximately 1333 hours, the Vermont State Police were notified of a two vehicle crash on Middle Road in the Town of Clarendon. Troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded and located the crash at the intersection of Alfrecha Road.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Joseph Aiken (operator #1) was operating his tractor trailer unit, traveling south on Middle Road. April Page (operator #2) was operating her vehicle traveling east on Alfrecha Road. As Aiken approached the intersection of Alfrecha Road, Aiken failed to stop at the stop sign and continued through the intersection subsequently striking Page in the rear driver’s side portion of her vehicle.
Vehicle #1 sustained minor front end, bumper and grill contact damage. Vehicle #2 sustained minor rear end and driver’s side rear quarter panel contact damage. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene under their own power.
Aiken was found at fault for the crash and was issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint.
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Yes
COURT ACTION: No