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March 17, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks/ Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A401387                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Shawn McGarvin

STATION: St. Johnsbury                               

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 03/17/17 @ 1325 hours

STREET: Interstate 91, south bound

TOWN: Barnet

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 122.50

WEATHER: clear               

ROAD CONDITIONS: dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Michael Pollari

AGE: 34    

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sunapee, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner

VEHICLE MODEL: Box Van

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: totaled

INJURIES: yes

HOSPITAL: Dartmouth

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: Vermont State Police were called to a single vehicle crash on

Interstate 91 in the Town of Barnet on the above date and time. Investigation

revealed the vehicle (a UniFirst box truck) was traveling in the right lane

prior to the crash. The vehicle crossed over the passing lane and went through

the metal guardrail where it came to rest in the median. The cause of the crash

is still under investigation. The operator was flown to Dartmouth Medical Center

for serious injury.

 

If anyone saw or has any information regarding this crash please contact Trooper

McGarvin at 802-748-3111.

 

Shawn McGarvin

Trooper

Vermont State Police - St. Johnsbury

1068 US RT 5, Suite 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

(802) 748-3111 (office)

(802) 585-0028 (cell)

(802) 748-1585 (Fax)

E-mail: shawn.mcgarvin@vermont.gov