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December 16, 2016

Press Release/Motor Vehicle Crash/Vermont State Police/Case No. 16C107045

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16C107045                                                          

TROOPER: Sgt. Doug Norton

STATION: Rutland                                           

CONTACT#:802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: Thursday, December 15, 2016 at approximately 1730

STREET: Route 7

TOWN: Rutland Town

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Williams Farm Stand

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Cold

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jeritt Patch

AGE: 19  

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brandon, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet 

VEHICLE MODEL: 1500

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end and undercarriage.

INJURIES: None

 

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: N/A

AGE:     

SEAT BELT? Y/N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

VEHICLE YEAR:

VEHICLE MAKE:

VEHICLE MODEL:

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2:

INJURIES:

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 Troopers responded to a one vehicle motor vehicle crash on Route 7, across from Williams Farm Stand in the Town of Rutland.  The operator, and sole occupant,  of the vehicle was identified as Jeritt Patch.  Investigation revealed Patch was traveling south on Route 7 when he experienced mechanical issues with his vehicle.  As a result, the operator lost control of his vehicle and drove off the west side of the road striking the guardrails.  Rutland Town Fire Department, and Regional Ambulance assisted at the scene.  No substantial injuries were reported.