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December 25, 2016

VSP St. Johnsbury Press Release: 2 vehicle crash minor injuries Lyndon

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16B105690                           

TROOPER: Casey Ross

STATION: St. Johnsbury                

CONTACT#: 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 12/25/2016 1231 hours

STREET: Memorial Drive

TOWN: St. Johnsbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Red Village Road

WEATHER: Snow

ROAD CONDITIONS: Slippery/Snow

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Venus Simpson

AGE: 42

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sheffield, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2003

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled due to Front End damage

INJURIES: Minor

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Brandon Garfield

AGE: 19   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lyndonville

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Mercury

VEHICLE MODEL: MLN

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Totaled Due to Front End Damage

INJURIES: Minor

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the morning of 12/25/2016, Vermont State Police responded to a report of a

two vehicle crash with injuries on Memorial Drive, Lyndon, VT. Operator #1

Simpson, was travelling North on memorial drive when she became aware of a truck

turning onto Memorial Dr. from Red Village Road. Simpson applied her breaks and

crossed the double yellow line into the Southbound lane resulting in a collision

with Garrfield. Both operators were wearing their seatbelts, and airbags were

deployed. Both operators suffered minor injuries that were treated on scene.

 

Court Action: No

Mug Shot: No

 

Trooper Casey Ross

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819

PH: (802) 748-3111

FX: (802) 748-1585

 

Email: casey.ross@vermont.gov