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February 14, 2020

Derby / Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 20A500622                                     

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Aaron Leonard

STATION: Derby                            

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 2/14/2020 1143 hours

STREET: I-91 South

TOWN: Barton

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 161

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jesse Elliott

AGE: 53

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Escape

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Driver side bumper, tire, and hood

INJURIES: None

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Kent Hall

AGE: 64

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lyndonville, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2010

VEHICLE MAKE: Pontiac

VEHICLE MODEL: Vibe

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Passenger side front and rear doors, rear bumper

INJURIES: None

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On the above date and time the Vermont State Police responded to a reported two vehicle collision on Interstate 91 southbound at mile marker 161.

Initial investigation revealed that while attempting to move into the passing lane vehicle 1 struck the passenger side of vehicle 2 which was in the passing lane. Vehicle 1 sustained damage to the driver side bumper, tire, and hood. Vehicle 2 sustained damage to the passenger side front and rear doors and rear bumper.

 

Neither operator reported any injuries. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Ray’s Auto Services.

 

The investigation into this crash remains ongoing.

 

 

Aaron Leonard, Trooper

Vermont State Police – Derby

35 Crawford Road,

Derby, VT 05829

802-334-8881

aaron.leonard@vermont.gov