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July 8, 2017

Westminster Barracks/MVA

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B104304                                           

TROOPER: Valcourt

STATION: Westminster                 

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: July 07, 2017 / 9:14 am

STREET: VT RT 30

TOWN: Newfane

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Back St

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER:           Overcast/light rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Alexandria Adams

AGE: 21

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newfane, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007       

VEHICLE MAKE: Chrysler

VEHICLE MODEL: PT Cruiser

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Driver’s side front quarter

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) n/a

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 07/07/2017 at approximately 09:14 am, members of the Vermont State Police, Brattleboro Station, Newbrook Volunteer Fire Department and an ambulance from Rescue Inc. responded to VT RT 30 in the Town of Newfane, Windham County, for a vehicle versus bicyclist accident.   Investigation revealed that Ms Ingrid Longo, 69 of Newfane, was operating her bicycle southbound on VT RT 30 in the area of Back Street.  Ms. Longo turned left, crossing VT RT 30, in an attempt to cross VT RT 30 and enter Back Street, and turned into an oncoming southbound vehicle.  Miss Alexandra Adams, 21 of Newfane, was operating a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser when Ms. Longo crossed into her path of travel.  Ms. Longo received numerous injuries and was transported to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital by ambulance.  Miss Adams’ vehicle received minor damage and was driven from the scene.

 

This investigation is still ongoing.