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April 24, 2017

VSP - Derby Press Release - Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A501597                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Mikkola

STATION: VSP - Derby                                   

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 04/24/2017 @ 0700 hours

STREET: 5879 VT Route 105

TOWN: Brunswick

WEATHER: Cloudy           

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Pascal Cyr

AGE: 42    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sherbrooke, QC

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Kenworth

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total Damage

INJURIES: Y

HOSPITAL: Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (Colebrook, NH)

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the above date and time, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a tractor

trailer unit crash near 5879 VT Route 105 in the Town of Brunswick, Vermont.

Upon arrival State Troopers observed the tractor trailer approximately 30 feet

off the road down an embankment. The operator sustained non-life threatening

injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

 

Investigation revealed the tractor trailer unit was traveling east when it lost

control around a sharp corner and rolled down an embankment, doing one full rotation,

landing back on its wheels at the bottom.  The trailer had a full load of

cardboard that needed to be unloaded prior to the trailer being pulled out due

to compromised walls.

 

 

PBT%: None given

 

Thank You,

 

 

Trooper Joshua Mikkola

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Joshua.Mikkola@vermont.gov

802-334-8881