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August 10, 2018

Westminster Barracks/08/10/18/ Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 18B104831                                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Zachary VanValkenburgh

STATION: VSP Westminster                                        

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: Friday August 10th, 2018 at 1:48PM

STREET: Brookline Road

TOWN: Athens 

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Vermont Route 35

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Clear, Dry and Sunny

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Luis M. Gomez-Abreu

AGE:29 

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Manchester, Connecticut

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: International

VEHICLE MODEL: 4000

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Heavy Front End and Passenger Side Damage

INJURIES: Yes

HOSPITAL: Grace Cottage

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On Friday August 10th, 2018, at 1:48PM, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks were dispatched to a reported one vehicle crash off the roadway. Upon arrival, troopers located a 2006 International Box Truck off the road and down the embankment. The investigation concluded that operator #1 was unable to maintain his lane of travel, causing the truck to go off the roadway. The vehicle was removed by Hillside Towing and we were assisted by the Saxton's River Volunteer Fire Department. 

 

 

There is no Vermont Civil Violation Complaint being issued at this time.

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Trooper Zachary Van Valkenburgh

Vermont State Police

Troop B- Westminster

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Westminster, VT 05158

O: 802-722-4600