April 26, 2020
New Haven Barracks / Motor Vehicle Crash
STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 20B501006

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Josh Gurwicz

STATION: New Haven Barracks

CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

DATE/TIME: 04/26/2020 @ 0036 hours

STREET: Crown Point Road

TOWN: Bridport

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Basin Harbor Road

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear, Dry Blacktop

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Christopher Welch

AGE: 49

SEAT BELT: No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bridport, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Tribeca

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled due to damages

INJURIES: Yes

HOSPITAL: Porter Medical Center

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On April 26, 2020, at approximately 0036 hours, the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash located on Crown Point Road near the intersection with Basin Harbor Road in the Town of Bridport.

Preliminary investigation indicated OP #1 was traveling east on Crown Point Road at an excessive rate of speed. Op#1 lost control of the vehicle and exited the west bound portion of roadway, subsequently colliding with a fence and coming to rest in a field. OP #1 was transported to Porter Medical Center for evaluation and treatment of injuries.

The Vermont State Police were assisted by the Bridport Fire Department and Middlebury Rescue.

This case is pending further investigation. Anyone with information is asked to please contact Tpr. Josh Gurwicz at (802) 388-4919.

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Pending

LODGED – LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

COURT ACTION: Pending

COURT: Middlebury

COURT DATE/TIME: Pending

*Please note: court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

at 4/26/2020 02:40:00 AM
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