STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
DATE/TIME: 02/09/2017 12:39 pm
STREET: I-91 Southbound
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Exit#2
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 08/75
ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow covered
OPERATOR: Mr. Barry Williams
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orlando, FL
VEHICLE YEAR: 2014
VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner
VEHICLE MODEL: Tractor
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end, driver and passenger side
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On 02/09/2017 at approximately 12:39 pm, members of the Vermont State Police (Westminster Station), VT DMV and the Brattleboro Fire Department responded to Interstate 91 (I91) in the Town of Brattleboro for a reported TT-Unit which had jackknifed and was blocking the southbound lane.
Investigation found that a vehicle being operated by Mr. Barry Williams, 52 of Orlando, FL, was headed southbound when he lost control of his vehicle. Mr. Williams attempted to regain control of his vehicle and ended up striking the shoulder on the right side of the roadway. After striking the shoulder, Mr. William’s TT-Unit jackknifed which caused his vehicle to completely block the southbound lanes.
No injuries were sustained in this crash and Mr. Williams’s vehicle was towed from the scene by DJ’s Towing of Guilford.
I-91 southbound was closed at Exit #2 for approximately 1.5 hours.