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August 9, 2018

Royalton Barracks / Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 18B203391                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Knapp

STATION: Royalton Barracks                       

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 08/09/18 / 1324 hours

STREET: Interstate 89 South

TOWN: Sharon

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 11.35

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Alexander Robinson

AGE: 17   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Royalton, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2004

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end and driver's side damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On the above date and time, Vermont State Police in Royalton responded to an accident on Interstate 89 southbound near mile marker 11 in Sharon.

Investigation revealed that the operator, Alexander Robinson, was operating a Chevrolet truck with a trailer attached to the truck. The trailer was hauling

a minivan. While traveling around a corner on the Interstate, the trailer started to fishtail and caused the truck and trailer to travel into the median.

One passenger was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center as a precaution. Impairment and speed are not factors in this accident.