August 11, 2020
Rutland Barracks – Motor Vehicle Crash
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Kipp Colburn
CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101
DATE/TIME: On August 11, 2020, at approximately 1330 hours
STREET: Vermont Route 30
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Calvin Lane
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear
OPERATOR: Adam Wells
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Granville, NY
VEHICLE YEAR: 2011
VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge
VEHICLE MODEL: RAM 1500
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total Loss
HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Medical Center
SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On August 11, 2020, at approximately 1330 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks were notified of a single motor vehicle crash on Vermont Route 30 in Poultney, Vermont.
Through investigation it was determined Operator #1 (Wells) was operating Vehicle #1 and traveling north on Vermont Route 30 when he looked away from the road to reach for a bottle of water and failed to maintain his lane. Vehicle #1 traveled several hundred feet along the ditch of the roadway and struck several telephone poles and trees before coming to rest.
Warner’s Autobody removed the vehicle from the roadway.
Vermont State Police were assisted by Poultney Rescue and Poultney Volunteer Fire Department.
Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: 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 8/11/2020 03:18:00 PM
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