April 30, 2020
St Albans Barracks/Motor Vehicle Collision
STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 20A201825

TROOPER: Andrew Underwood

STATION: St Albans

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

DATE/TIME: April 29, 2020

LOCATION: Route 105 and Woods Hill Road intersection

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Roy Fortin

AGE: 82
SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sheldon, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2001 Mercury Marquis

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Front Drivers Side

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Alexis Vieta

AGE: 16

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Enosburg, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2011 Ford Fusion

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Front end

INJURIES

Roy Fortin received a head laceration and a broken neck vertebra.

HOSPITAL: North West Medical Center

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD COND: DRY

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On April 29, 2020 at 4:10 PM, Vermont State Police-St Albans Barracks responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection on Woods Hill Road and Route 105 in Sheldon. Upon arrival, it was found that the intersection would need to be closed to one lane.

Sheldon Fire Department and AmCare Ambulance Service also responded to the scene. It was discovered that operator Fortin failed to yield to oncoming traffic when entering Route 105 from Woods Hill Road. Fortin was transported to the North West Medical Center for neck pain and a head laceration.

After both vehicles were removed from the travel lane the roadway was reopened at 5:15 PM.

COURT ACTION: N

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MUG SHOT: N

Trooper Andrew Underwood
Vermont State Police-St Albans
140 Fisher Pond Road
St Albans, VT 05478
802-524-5993

at 4/30/2020 12:24:00 PM
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