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August 3, 2017

WESTMINSTER BARRACKS / MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B104931                                                           

TROOPER RANK / FULL NAME: Sergeant Mark Perkins

STATION: Westminster                                 

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: August 2nd, 2017 / 1610 hours

STREET: VT Route 11

TOWN: Landgrove

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Overcast, Raining     

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet, Standing Water

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Peter Simmons

AGE: 53

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Burnt Hills, NY

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Volvo

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck/Tractor

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Vehicle Totaled

INJURIES: NONE

HOSPITAL: NO TRANSPORT

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:  On 08/02/2017 at approximately 1610 hours, members of the Vermont State Police, Westminster Barracks were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on VT Route 11 in Landgrove, VT. During the investigation, it was determined Vehicle #1(Simmons) was traveling east on VT Route 11, during a heavy rain storm. The operator reported he lost control of the vehicle due to water on the roadway and departed the roadway. After leaving the roadway, Vehicle #1(Simmons) collided with a utility pole and overturned, causing totaling damage to the vehicle.

 

Vermont State Police were assisted at the scene by members of the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles Commercial Vehicle Unit, Londonderry Fire Department, Londonderry Rescue Squad as well as members of Green Mountain Power and Fairpoint.

 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at the above numbers   Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword:  VTIPS

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______________ T23 VSA _______

LODGED NO - LOCATION: N/A   

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: None at this time

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME:

PBT: N/A

 

 

 

Sergeant Mark A. Perkins 

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police  Troop B

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Westminster, VT 05346

(802)722-4600  / (802)722-4691 fax

mark.perkins@vermont.gov

 

 

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