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June 30, 2017

NEW HAVEN BARRACKS / MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B502183                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Chris Hein

STATION: New Haven Barracks                                 

CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: June 30, 2017

STREET: Basin Harbor Road

TOWN: Ferrisburgh

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Jersey Street

WEATHER: Cloudy           

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Haley Kent

AGE: 24     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Scituate, MA

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Nissan

VEHICLE MODEL: Sentra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive, totaled

INJURIES: Broken femur, other broken bones

HOSPITAL: University of Vermont Medical Center

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On June 30, 2017 at approximately 0715 hours Troopers from the New Haven

Barracks were dispatched to a one car motor vehicle crash in the Town of

Ferrisburgh on Basin Harbor Road. Upon further investigation it was learned that

the vehicle was traveling south at approximately 25 MPH according to statements

made by the operator. The vehicle crossed the double yellow into the opposing

lane of travel and struck a tree head on. A young passenger was also injured as a

result of the crash. Kent and the child were transported to UVM Medical Center

for evaluation and treatment. This motor vehicle crash is still under investigation,

anyone with information regarding this vehicle crash is asked to contact Trooper

Hein at the New Haven Barracks.

 

The Vermont State Police were assisted by members of Vergennes Rescue and Vergennes FD.

 

 

Criminal Action: Grossly Negligent Operation of a Vehicle, Reckless Endangerment

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: pending further investigation

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N - unavailable

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Addison Superior Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 08/28/2017 at 1230 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.

 

 

 

Trooper Christopher Hein

New Haven Barracks, B Troop

Vermont State Police

802-388-4919  x2768

Christopher.hein@vermont.gov