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March 30, 2020

St. Johnsbury Barracks - Two Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 20A401658         

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Rodzel

STATION: St. Johnsbury Barracks

CONTACT#: (802)222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: March 30, 2020 at 1645 hours

STREET: VT RT 113

TOWN: Vershire

CROSS STREETS: Goose Green Rd

WEATHER: Snowing

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snowy, black top

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Charles Crocker

AGE: 76  

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chelsea, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Volvo

VEHICLE MODEL: C60

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Suspected Minor Injuries

HOSPITAL: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Timothy Leblanc

AGE: 59

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Fairlee, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: UPS Freightliner

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Moderate front passenger side damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On March 30, 2020 at approximately 1645 hours, Troopers from the St. Johnsbury Barracks were dispatched to a reported two vehicle crash on Vermont Route 113, near the intersection of Goose Green Rd, in Vershire.

 

Upon arrival, Troopers discovered that Charles Crocker (76) was operating his 2016 Volvo C60 west on RT 113 when he crossed the center line and entered the eastbound lane. Crocker's vehicle struck the oncoming 2015 UPS Freightliner Truck, operated by UPS Employee Timothy Leblanc (59). Both vehicle sustained damage to their front passenger side.

 

Crocker was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for suspected minor injuries. Speed and road conditions are believed to be factors in the crash.

 

This crash remains under investigation.

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______Pending________ T23 VSA ____Pending___