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March 31, 2017

Westminster - Crash and Arrest

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B101908                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Cpl. Brian Turner

STATION: Westminster Barracks                                              

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 3-31-17 / 1030 hours

STREET: I 91 northbound

TOWN: Rockingham

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Exit 6

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 35.6

WEATHER: Snow

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jamie Douglas

AGE: 19    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chester, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge

VEHICLE MODEL: Avenger

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Contact damage to driver's side front fender, fog light 

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Jessica Farmer

AGE: 40     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Springfield, MA

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Hyundai

VEHICLE MODEL: Sonata

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Contact damage to entire passenger side

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

Vehicle #2 was traveling northbound on I 91 passing the exit 6 northbound on-ramp.  Vehicle #1 was entering onto I 91 and traveling up the on ramp.  A passenger in vehicle #2 warned Op #2 that vehicle #1 was traveling at a high rate of speed up the ramp.  In response to this warning, vehicle #2 pulled into the passing lane as the vehicle merged.  Vehicle #1 entered the highway, passed over the travel lane and into the passing lane where it sideswiped vehicle #2.  after impact, vehicle #1 spun out of control and came to rest in the center of the roadway. Vehicle #1 then immediately fled the scene traveling north on I 91.

 

At approximately 1400 hours vehicle #1 was located at 525 Snell Road in Chester.  The operator was identified as Jamie Douglas age 19 of Chester.  Douglas was arrested for Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and released on citation.           

 

 

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Windham

COURT DATE/TIME: 05/16/2017     0830 hours     

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Cpl. Brian Turner

Vermont State Police

Westminster Barracks

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Westminster, VT 05158

(802) 722-4600