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May 1, 2017

Westminster Barracks/ MV Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B102591                                      

TROOPER: Roel Diaz

STATION: Westminster                    

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 04/30/2017 12:00 AM

STREET: VT Route 30

TOWN: Jamaica

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Gleason Farm Lane 

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: NA

WEATHER: clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Juvenile Operator       

AGE: 17

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Athens, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge RAM

VEHICLE MODEL: Pickup Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total 

INJURIES: No

HOSPITAL: NA

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 04/30/17, at approximately 00:15 AM, members of the Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks, responded to a single vehicle crash on VT Route 30 in the Town of Jamaica. Investigation revealed that the Juvenile Operator was traveling south on VT Route 30 when he fell asleep and traveled into the northbound lane and subsequently crashed into a utility pole. The vehicle sustain severe front end damage and the utility pole was completely broken, laying across the road with active power lines also across the road. 

PBT%: no

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint tbd