STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
TROOPER: Charles Gardner
CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101
DATE/TIME: April 13, 2017, at approximately 0741 hours
STREET: US Route 4
TOWN: West Rutland
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Boardman Hill Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry
OPERATOR: Dumitru Morari
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2009
VEHICLE MAKE (Truck): International
VEHICLE MODEL (Truck): TT / Prostar Premium
VEHICLE MAKE (Trailer): Heil
VEHICLE MODEL (Trailer): Tanker / Dry Bulk
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Two deflated tires and two other tires with significant gouge marks on the right side. There was also moderate contact damage to the front right portion of the truck.
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On April 13, 2017, at approximately 0741 hours, Troopers at the Rutland Barracks were notified of a single vehicle crash on US Route 4, near the exit 6 on ramp, in the town of West Rutland, VT.
Initial investigation revealed vehicle #1 was traveling westbound attempting to merge onto US Route 4 from Boardman Hill Road. Operator #1 (Morari) was attempting to merge into traffic when the vehicle behind him on the on ramp passed him. As Operator #1 (Morari) was looking into his left side view mirror he began to run out of roadway. The right tires of vehicle #1 went off the roadway and Operator #1 (Morari) was unable to regain control and was not able to stay on the roadway.
Anyone with information pertaining to the crash is encouraged to contact Trooper Gardner at the Vermont State Police - Rutland Barracks at 802-773-9101.
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
MUG SHOT: No
COURT ACTION: N/A
COURT DATE/TIME: N/A
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