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June 22, 2017

VSP Royalton/ 2 vehicle commercial motor vehicle crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17B202643                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corpoal Mark Harvey

STATION: VSP Royalton                

CONTACT#: 234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 06/22/17  1428 hrs

STREET: I-91 north mile 64

TOWN: Hartland

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 64

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1 QC L629511

OPERATOR: Robert Morin

AGE:  56   

SEAT BELT? Y/N yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bedford, QC

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Tractor

VEHICLE MODEL:

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front End

INJURIES: No injuries

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)

 

VEHICLE #2 NJ AT688L

OPERATOR: William Faulcon

AGE:   35  

SEAT BELT? Y/N yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newark, NJ

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: Tractor

VEHICLE MODEL:

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Rear end

INJURIES: No injuries

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: The Vermont State Police responded to the area of I-91 north near mile 64 for a two vehicle tractor trailer accident with tractor #2 having extensive rear end damage and leaking used cooking oil at a rate of 50 gal per minute.  Operator #1 was traveling north on I-91 near mile 64 and ran into the rear of tractor #2 causing the accident.  The Hartland Fire Department responded to the scene quickly and contained the oil until Sables & Son's arrived to clean it up.  Members from the Vermont Agency of Transportation arrived and set up a sign package to slow traffic down.  Vermont DMV also arrived to assist with the inspection of the TT units.  Investigation of the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

 

 

 

 

 

Corporal Mark Harvey

Vermont State Police

2011 VT Route 107

Bethel, VT 05032

Tel. 802-234-9933

Fax 802-234-6520