STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
TROOPER: S. Richardson
DATE/TIME: December 2, 2016, at approximately 4:44 P.M.
LOCATION: VT Route 100 at South Hill Road, Pittsfield
OPERATOR: Susan April
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, VT
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2012 Ford Focus
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled
V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY
1 / Susan April / Waterbury, VT / 67 / Yes / Not injured
1 / William April / Waterbury, VT / 66 / Yes / Not Injured
HOSPITAL: Gifford Medical Center
WEATHER: Rain & Snow Mix
ROAD COND: Wet
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On December 2, 2016, Vermont State Police Troopers from the Rutland Station responded to a one vehicle traffic crash located on Vermont Route 100 at the South Hill Road intersection located in Pittsfield.
Through investigation it was determined Susan April was traveling north on VT Route 100, with her husband William April as a passenger. Susan fell asleep while operating and as a result traveled off the east side of the road where the vehicle struck a utility pole. As a result of the crash the utility pole was severed resulting in power wires to cross the road.
Susan and William were transported by ambulance to the Gifford Medical Center for medical evaluations. It was later determined neither were injured.
Troopers were assisted on scene by the Pittsfield Volunteer Fired Department, Killington Volunteer Fire Department, White River Valley Ambulance Service and Green Mountain Power.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Vermont State Police, Rutland Station at 802-773-9101.