10/17/2022 Motor Vehicle Crash on Interstate 89 in Colchester, Vermont
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10/17/2022 Motor Vehicle Crash on Interstate 89 in Colchester, Vermont

by | Nov 25, 2022 | Firm News |

October 17, 2022
Williston Barracks / MV Crash
STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 22A1006685

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: TROOPER Omar Bulle

STATION: WILLISTON

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: 10/16/22; 16:45 hours

TOWN: Colchester

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: I-89 Northbound MM94.2

WEATHER: CLEAR

ROAD CONDITIONS: DRY

OPERATOR: William Smith

AGE: 56

SEAT BELT? YES

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans, VT

PASSANGER: Jason King

AGE: 44

SEAT BELT? YES

CITY, STATE OF RESIDANCE: St. Albans, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2021

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Highland

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: NECK, BACK & ARM INJURY

HOSPITAL: UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On October 16, 2022 at 16:45 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police – Williston Barracks responded to a single motor vehicle crash with injuries located on I-89 Northbound near mile marker 94, in the Town of Colchester. Upon arrival, Troopers located the vehicle at a position of uncontrolled rest on its side off the left side of the roadway. Investigation revealed the operator, William Smith, was traveling Northbound on I-89 prior to the crash. Smith stated they were headed home when he experienced a medical event, became unconscious, and went off the roadway. There were no signs of impairment. As a result of the crash, Both Smith and his passenger King sustained injuries and were transported to University of Vermont Medical Center. Due to disabling damage to the vehicle, Elite Auto and Truck Service assisted with removing the vehicle from the scene.

Troopers were assisted by both Essex and Colchester Fire Department.

Trooper Omar Bulle

Vermont State Police

2777 St George Road

Williston, VT 05495

Ph#802.878.7111

at 10/17/2022 02:08:00 AM
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