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April 15, 2017

Westminster Barracks - Car Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B102247                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Cpl. Brian Turner

STATION: Westminster                                

CONTACT#: 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 4-14-17 / 1350 hours

STREET: VT Route 103

TOWN: Cavendish

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: VT Route 131

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Rolland Hall

AGE: 71    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Keene, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: GMC

VEHICLE MODEL: Sierra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive damage to front end and hood

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Roger Brown

AGE: 64     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Burke, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Escape

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Extensive Damage to rear end and front end

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #3

OPERATOR: Martin Nitka

AGE: 74

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY,STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ludlow, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Pickup

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #3: Substantial damage to the rear end

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

State Police investigated a 3 car collision at the intersection of VT Route 103 and VT Route 131 in Cavendish.  This crash occurred as vehicle #3 was stopped southbound on VT 103 waiting to safely turn left onto VT Route 131.  Vehicle #2 was stopped directly behind vehicle #3.  Vehicle #1 was traveling south and did not notice the other vehicles stopped in front of him until the last second.  Vehicle #1 had a rear end collision with vehicle #2.  A chain reaction occurred as vehicle #2 rear ended vehicle #1. No injuries were reported.  This crash is still under investigation.   

 

 

 

Cpl. Brian Turner

Vermont State Police

Westminster Barracks

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Westminster, VT 05158

(802) 722-4600