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June 7, 2017

St. Albans/ Crash- RT 78 shut down briefly

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A202646                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Michael Mattuchio

STATION: St. Albans                       

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 6/7/17 0640 hours

STREET: VT RT 78

TOWN: Swanton, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Louie's Landing

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Sunny

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Joseph Csaszar

AGE: 29 

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Alburg, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2000

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Rav 4

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minimal damage to vehicle

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 On June 7, 2017 Trooper Mattuchio was notified of a single vehicle rollover on VT RT 78 just West of Louie's Landing in the Town of Swanton, VT.

 

Upon arrival, Trooper Mattuchio met with the operator Joseph Csaszar (29) of Alburg, VT. He stated that the vehicle was making a "noise" and ultimately went off the roadway, rolling over at least once. Csaszar was uninjured. RT 78 was completely shut down for approximately fifteen (15) minutes with the assistance of Border Patrol. Csaszar was not issued any tickets and Poissants removed the vehicle.