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January 5, 2017

VSP Press Release: Two Vehicle Crash, St. Johnsbury, VT 01-05-17

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17A400092                                         

TROOPER: S. Pecuch

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                    

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 01-05-17/0755 hours

STREET: Memorial Drive

TOWN: St. Johnsbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Industrial Parkway

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Light snow   

ROAD CONDITIONS: clear, icy

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Joanna Sleigh

AGE:  33   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sheffield, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Kia

VEHICLE MODEL: Optima

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate drivers front damage

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Eric Page

AGE: 27    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2004

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Moderate damage to drivers rear door, rear driver's tire

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the early morning of 01-05-17, State Police responded to a reported 2 vehicle crash on Memorial Drive in the town of St. Johnsbury, Upon arrival both vehicles had been moved out of the roadway. It was found that Vehicle 1 was traveling south on Memorial Drive when Vehicle 2 turned from a driveway onto Memorial Drive in front of Vehicle 1. There were no injuries reported, and both operators were wearing seatbelts. Operator 2 was issued multiple VCVC's. The crash is still currently under investigation.

 

 

 

 

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov