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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#: 19B107434                       

TROOPER: Sgt. Travis Valcourt

STATION: Westminster                    

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 12/30/2019 3:20 pm

STREET: Interstate 91 (Northbound)

TOWN: Brattleboro

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: n/a

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 08/40

WEATHER:   Sleet

ROAD CONDITIONS: wet/slush/sleet conditions

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Ms. Clare Gaggney

AGE: 19

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barrington, RI

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Venza

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Driver’s side 

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) n/a

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 12/30/2019 at approximately 3:20 pm, members of the Vermont State Police, Westminster Station responded to Interstate 91 (I91) in the Town of Brattleboro for a reported single vehicle crash. 

 

Investigation found that a vehicle being operated by Ms. Clare Gaffney ,19 of Barrington (RI), was headed northbound when she lost control of his vehicle.   Ms. Gaffney reported that she was just traveling in the left lane when she lost control of her vehicle.  The vehicle, a 2014 Toyota Venza, spun out and struck the guardrail on the left side of the roadway.   

 

No injuries were sustained in this crash and the vehicle was towed by Brattleboro Towing of Vernon.    

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint _6022033_ T23 VSA _1081(a) – Speed to fast for conditions.