Two Vehicle Crash on Route 7 in Rutland, Vermont With Personal Injuries
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Two Vehicle Crash on Route 7 in Rutland, Vermont With Personal Injuries

by | May 26, 2021 | Firm News |

May 21, 2021
Rutland Barracks / MV Crash
STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 21B401940

RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Charles Gardner

STATION: Rutland

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

DATE/TIME: On May 21, 2021, at approximately 1622 hours

STREET: US RT 7

TOWN: Rutland Town

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: McKinley Ave

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Clear, normal

ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear, normal

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jason Weedman

AGE: 37

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pittsford, Vermont

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge

VEHICLE MODEL: Nitro

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Right fender, undercarriage

INJURIES: Broken nose

HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Medical Center

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Bruce Welsh

AGE: 72

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Clarendon, Vermont

PASSENGER: Linda Watson

AGE: 73

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Clarendon, Vermont

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Corvette

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Totaled.

INJURIES: Minor injury to the passenger. None reported by Welsh.

HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Medical Center

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On May 21, 2021, at approximately 1622 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks located a two-vehicle crash on US RT 7, near McKinley Ave, in Rutland Town, Vermont.

Through investigation it was determined Operator #1 (Weedman) was operating vehicle #1, traveling north on US RT 7. Operator #2 (Welsh) was operating vehicle #2, traveling north on US RT 7 intending to turn left onto McKinley Ave. Vehicle #1 rear ended vehicle #2 and drove over the top of it. The passenger of vehicle #2 and Operator #1 (Weedman) both sustained minor injury.

The Vermont State Police were assisted on scene by Rutland Town Fire Department and Regional Ambulance Service.

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Pending

LODGED – LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

COURT ACTION: N/A

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A

*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 5/21/2021 05:49:00 PM
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