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December 17, 2016

Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 16C204181                                                           
TROOPER:  McNamara
STATION:  New Haven                                   
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

DATE/TIME:  12/17/2016 @ 1101
STREET:  Monkton RD
TOWN: Ferrisburgh
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:  Dean Rd

WEATHER:  Moderate falling snow          
ROAD CONDITIONS:  Snow Covered, Slippery

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR:  Darnell Alford
AGE:   22   
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Wilkes Barre, PA.

VEHICLE YEAR: 2011       
VEHICLE MAKE:  Toyota
VEHICLE MODEL: Camry
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:  Right fender, grill assembly, undercarriage, right front wheel assembly.
INJURIES:  None


SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Troopers from the New Haven Barracks responded to single vehicle crash on Monkton Rd in the town of Ferrisburgh.   Investigation indicated Darnell Alford, the operator of the Camry, was traveling east when he came upon a vehicle stopped in the roadway.  Alford applied his brakes, however, began to slide.   To avoid the collision, Alford drove into a culvert, striking a tree and damaging his vehicle.  The impact with the tree rendered Alford’s Camry inoperable.  Neither Alford nor any of his four passengers were injured as a result of the crash.

Road and weather conditions were contributing factors of this crash.

PBT%:  NA

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint:  Pending additional investigation.

LODGED - LOCATION:  NA            

BAIL:  NA

MUG SHOT: /N

COURT ACTION: None at this time