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July 29, 2017

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS / MOTOR VEHICLE VS BICYCLE CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

        

CASE#: 17B302495

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Cody Sholtes

STATION: Shaftsbury                                 

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: July 28, 2017 / Approximately 2318  hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: US Route 7 and Jackson Cross Road, Pownal, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On July 28, 2017, at approximately 2318 hours, Vermont State Troopers assigned to the Shaftsbury Barracks were dispatched to a single vehicle motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist on a bicycle in the intersection of US Route 7 and Jackson Cross Road in the Town of Pownal, Vermont. Troopers were advised that the male riding a bicycle was struck by a motor vehicle and was injured as a result of the crash. Troopers were also advised that the vehicle had left the scene of the crash.

 

Witnesses on scene described the vehicle as a gray/teal colored sedan. In addition, the vehicle should have passenger side damage as a result of the crash.

 

The bicyclist was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center by Pownal Rescue to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

 

The crash investigation is still ongoing at this time.

 

Troopers are requesting the public’s assistance with any information pertaining to the case. If anyone has any information, they are asked to reach out to Trooper Cody Sholtes of the Vermont State Police Shaftsbury Barracks at (802)442-5421.  

 

 

COURT ACTION: Pending

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A             

COURT: N/A

LODGED – N/A     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 

 

Trooper Cody Sholtes

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

Phone: (802) 442-5421