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April 5, 2020

Crash/Derby

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:20A501220                                                     

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:Trooper Berlandy

STATION:Derby                            

CONTACT#:802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME:04/04/2020 1653 hours

STREET:US RT 5

TOWN:Derby

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:Quarry Rd

WEATHER:Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS:Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR:Michael MacFarlane

AGE:66     

SEAT BELT N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: Nissan

VEHICLE MODEL: Sentra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totalled

INJURIES: Unresponsive

HOSPITAL: North Country Hospital

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 04/04/2020 Michael MacFarlane was driving south on Quarry Rd at a high rate

of speed. MacFarlane crossed the center line into the opposite lane of traffic

and then failed to yield the right of way at the intersection crashing into the

traffic and signal pole.  MacFarlane was transported to North Country Hospital

and later to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for treatment to his serious

injuries. 

 

 

Trooper Richard Berlandy

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Richard.Berlandy@Vermont.gov

802-334-8881