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December 31, 2019

Derby/crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19A505119                                                    

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Mikkola

STATION: Derby                            

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 12/30/2019 @ 1835 hours

STREET: Shattuck Hill

TOWN: Derby

WEATHER: Snowing       

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Sylas Columbia

AGE: 17    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2003

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Passenger side front end

INJURIES: no

HOSPITAL: n/a

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Benjamin Boucher

AGE: 36  

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Holland

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: GMC

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Minor damage to left wing on Fisher plow

INJURIES: no

HOSPITAL: n/a

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 12/30/2019 at approximately 1835 hours, the Vermont State

Police responded to a report of a minor two vehicle crash on Shattuck Hill Road

in the Town of Derby, VT. Upon troopers arrival, the operators were identified

as Sylas Columbia and Benjamin Boucher. Investigation revealed Columbia was

traveling east on Shattuck Hill and failed to yield to oncoming traffic when he

attempted to turn left onto Commons Drive, driving in front of Boucher who was

traveling west on Shattuck Hill. No injuries were reported. Rays Auto responded

for the Toyota.

 

 

 

 

Trooper Joshua Mikkola

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Joshua.Mikkola@Vermont.gov

802-334-8881