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June 4, 2017

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/ DUI, DLS-C, VIOLATION OF CONDITIONS OF RELEASE, MV CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B301729                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sergeant Seth Loomis

STATION: VSP - Shaftsbury                         

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 6-3-17/ 2122 hours

STREET: Vermont Route 7A

TOWN: Arlington

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: 6156 Vermont Route 7A

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Blacktop, dry.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Amanda Hill

AGE: 23    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Salem, New York

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2003

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Tacoma

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Minor neck injuries

HOSPITAL: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the evening of 6-3-17, Troopers from the Shaftsbury barracks were dispatched to a report of a one vehicle crash on Vermont Route 7A in the town of Arlington, VT. Upon arrival, Troopers made contact with the operator, Hill (23), who advised Troopers that she swerved to avoid a collision with an oncoming vehicle, drove off the road and struck a guardrail. Investigation of the crash revealed that Vehicle 1 gradually drove off the east shoulder of the road and Vehicle 1 collided with guardrails. Further investigation revealed that Hill was operating Vehicle 1 under the influence of alcohol. In addition, Hill was under criminal suspension in the state of Vermont and had active conditions of release.

 

Hill was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) by Arlington Rescue to be treated for minor injuries. Once released from SVMC, Hill was arrested and processed for DUI, Criminal DLS and Violation of Conditions of Release (2 counts). Hill was issued a citation to appear in Bennington Superior Court on June 19, 2017 at 0815 hours.

 

Members from Arlington Rescue Squad and Arlington Fire Department assisted at the scene.

 

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______________ T23 VSA 1038 _______

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Bennington Superior Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 06/19/2017    0815 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.

 

Sergeant Seth Loomis

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – Shaftsbury

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

 

PH: (802) 442-5421

FX: (802) 442- 3263

 

Email: seth.loomis@vermont.gov