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May 11, 2018

Westminster Barracks - Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                           

CASE#: 18B102786

TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley                                               

STATION: VSP Westminster              

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 05/11/2018 at approximately 0946 hours

LOCATION: Vermont Route 30 approximately 200 feet south of Gleason Farm Road, Town of Jamaica.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jason Whitcomb

AGE: 47    
SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hinsdale, NH

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2000 Freightliner

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Moderate damage to the front grill, front bumper and passenger side.

 

INJURIES

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

No reported injuries

HOSPITAL: N/A                

WEATHER: Clear and warm         

ROAD COND: Dry pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:  On 05/11/2018 Whitcomb was southbound on Route 30 at approximately 35-40 miles per hour when a two turkeys entered the roadway. Whitcomb took evasive driving action but struck one of the turkeys. As a result of the evasive driving maneuver, Whitcomb went off the roadway and struck the guard rails. Approximately 180 feet of guard rail were damaged.  State AOT was notified. Whitcomb was issued a VCVC as his New Hampshire license was currently under suspension.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE:  TBD         

COURT: Vermont traffic court

LODGED LOCATION: N/A             

BAIL: N/ A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 




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