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July 19, 2017

Shaftsbury Barracks/ 10-50

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17B302361                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Hess

STATION: Shaftsbury                                     

CONTACT#: 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 7/19/17 at approximately 1651 hours

STREET: VT RT 7A

TOWN: Arlington

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: East Arlington

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: dry and clear

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Karen Wood

AGE:62

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sandgate VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2001

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: front end

INJURIES: unknown

HOSPITAL: SVMC

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Mary Kerner

AGE: 61     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Arlington VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Hyundai

VEHICLE MODEL: Elantra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: front end

INJURIES: unknown

HOSPITAL: svmc

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 7/18/17 at approximately 1651 hours VSP was dispatched to VT RT 7A within the Town of Arlington for a two vehicle crash.  Upon arrival it was learned through operator and witness statements that Op#1 was traveling northbound on VT RT 7A and turned left in front of V#2 that was traveling southbound.  Op#2 was not able to avoid V#1.  Both vehicle received extensive front end damage.  Both operators were transported to SVMC by Arlington Rescue.  Arlington Fire Department was on scene and proved assistance.  OP#1 was at fault for not yielding right of way to V#2.

 

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint T23 VSA 1047

 

Trooper Travis Hess

Vermont State Police - Troop B3

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262

Work (802)442-5421 

Fax (802)442-3263

Email Travis.Hess@vermont.gov