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How Do You Figure Out Which Insurance Company is Responsible in a Six Vehicle Crash?

| Feb 24, 2021 | Firm News |

Please call me today at 802-888-7707 if you have been involved in a car accident. The call is free. It can be complicated to determine which insurance company is responsible and how compensation is apportioned when there are multiple injuries in a crash.

Here is an example of a recent multi vehicle crash in Vermont.

February 20, 2021
RE: Williston Barracks//Charlotte 6 Vehicle Crash ***UPDATE***
STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 21A100539

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Adam Marchand

STATION: Williston

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: 2/17/21 0637 AM

STREET: US RT 7

TOWN: Charlotte

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: approximately .4 miles north of Ferrisburgh town line

ROAD CONDITIONS: Icy

VEHICLE #6

OPERATOR: Silas Carpenter

AGE: 24

SEAT BELT unknown

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Milton, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Volkswagen

VEHICLE MODEL: Jetta

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #6: Minor

INJURIES: None

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

***This is an update***

Vehicle 6 which fled the scene was located and the operator identified as Silas Carpenter, age 24, of Milton. Carpenter was cited to appear in Chittenden Court on 7/13/21 to answer the charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Carpenter was also ticketed for driving with a suspended license. It does not appear Vehicle 6 was at fault for this crash.

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ____Operating Under Suspension__________ T23 VSA ____676___

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Chittenden

COURT DATE/TIME: 07/13/2021 0815 hours

*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.

From: Marchand, Adam
Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:21 PM
To: DPS – VSP Media
Subject: Williston Barracks//Charlotte 6 Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 21A100539

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Adam Marchand

STATION: Williston

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: 2/17/21

STREET: US RT 7

TOWN: Charlotte

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: approximately .4 miles north of Ferrisburgh town line

ROAD CONDITIONS: Icy

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Paul Dodson

AGE: 42

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: South Burlington, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008

VEHICLE MAKE: Mitsubishi

VEHICLE MODEL: Raider

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: NA

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Kristofer Kostantini

AGE: 22

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep

VEHICLE MODEL: Compass

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Totaled

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: UVMMC

VEHICLE #3

OPERATOR: Adam Brigante

AGE: 32

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: South Burlington, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Ram

VEHICLE MODEL: Van

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #3: Front End

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: NA

VEHICLE #4

OPERATOR: Teagan Glen

AGE: 24

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: New Haven, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002

VEHICLE MAKE: Buick

VEHICLE MODEL: Century

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #4: Left side

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: UVMMC

VEHICLE #5

OPERATOR: Molly Roach

AGE: 36

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: South Burlington, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Hyundai

VEHICLE MODEL: Accent

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #5: Totaled

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: UVMMC

VEHICLE #6

VEHICLE MAKE: Volkswagen. Fled Scene.

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #6: Front Left

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 2/17/21 at approximately 0637 hours, VT State Police responded to US RT 7 in Charlotte, north of the Ferrisburgh town line for a motor vehicle crash. Preliminary investigation indicates that Vehicle 1 was traveling on RT 7, lost control, crashed into another vehicle and rolled over. A series of other collisions occurred as part of this incident. A black Volkswagen with damage to front left fled the scene heading south.

RT 7 was closed for approximately 2 hours. Icy road conditions appear to be a contributing factor in this crash. This crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident, and/or the black Volkswagen that fled the scene is encouraged to contact Trooper Marchand at 802-878-7111.

at 2/20/2021 02:16:00 PM
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