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December 30, 2019

Westminster barracks / motor vehicle crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19B107427                          

TROOPER: Sgt. Travis Valcourt

STATION: Westminster                    

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 12/30/2019 11:15 am

STREET: Interstate 91 (Northbound)

TOWN: Guilford

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: n/a

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 00/05

WEATHER:   Rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: wet/slush conditions

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Ms. Bonnie Burke

AGE: 42    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Babylon, NY

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Buick

VEHICLE MODEL: Encore

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Driver’s door 

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) n/a

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 12/30/2019 at approximately 11:30 am, members of the Vermont State Police, Westminster Station responded to Interstate 91 (I91) in the Town of Guilford for a reported single vehicle crash. 

 

Investigation found that a vehicle being operated by Ms. Bonnie Burke, 42 of Babylon (NY), was headed northbound when she lost control of his vehicle.   Ms. Burke had just passed a slower moving vehicle in the right lane and when she attempted to re-enter the right lane, she lost control of her vehicle.  The vehicle, a 2016 Buick Encore, spun out and struck a lane maker post as it exited the roadway.   

 

No injuries were sustained in this crash and the vehicle was pulled back on to the roadway by Brattleboro Towing of Vernon.    

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint _6022032_ T23 VSA _1081(a) – Speed to fast for conditions.