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June 16, 2017

Westminster Barracks / Crash / 17B103744

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                           

CASE#: 17B103744

TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley                                               

STATION: VSP Westminster               

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 06/16/2017 at approximately 1325 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91, mile marker 25/60 southbound, Town of Westminster

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Sara Molino

AGE: 41
SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Essex Junction, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2007 Honda Civic

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate damage to the front bumper, hood and rear bumper.

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

V#1 / Sara Molino / Essex Junction, VT / 41 / yes / bruising to right cheek and discomfort to left side of abdomen

HOSPITAL: N/A – refused treatment at the scene.                           

WEATHER: Moderate rain                          

ROAD COND: Wet with standing water on roadway

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 06/16/17 at approximately 1325 hours, Molino was traveling southbound on Interstate 91 in the passing lane at approximately 70 miles per hour when she encountered standing water on the bridge at mile marker 25/60 in the Town of Westminster. As a result of the water in the roadway, Molino lost control of her vehicle, rotated 360 degrees, went off the roadway into the median and struck the guard rail on the east side of the roadway, protecting northbound traffic. After striking the guardrail, vehicle rotated counter clockwise ninety degrees before coming to an uncontrolled rest. 

 

Molino sustained minor injuries in this crash but refused treatment at the scene. Westminster Fire and Golden Cross Ambulance assisted at the scene. J&M towing removed the vehicle from the scene.

 

COURT ACTION: No

COURT DATE: N/A                          

COURT: N/A

LODGED LOCATION: N/A             

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A