Archive for December 29th, 2012

VSP Rockingham Barracks Respond to 24 Weather-Related Accidents

VERMONT STATE POLICE
PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: Several Cases
TROOPER: Sgt. French, Tpr. Graham, Tpr. Berry, Tpr. McLeod, Tpr. Lunderville
STATION: VSP-Rockingham
CONTACT#: 802-875-2112

DATE: 122912

TIME LOCATION:

0514 I-91 MM 53 NB, Weathersfield
1115 I-91 MM 55 NB, Windsor
1130 I-91 MM 49 NB, Weathersfield
1208 Morse Brook Road, Westminster
1208 I-91 MM 58 SB, Windsor
1215 I-91 MM 47 NB, Weathersfield (3 vehicles off)
1217 I-91 MM 49 NB, Weathersfield
1223 I-91 MM 48 NB, Weathersfield
1231 VT 131 Weathersfield just east of VT 106
1235 I-91 MM 51 NB, Weathersfield
1318 I-91 MM 55 NB, Windsor
1405 I-91 MM 49 NB, Weathersfield
1408 I-91 MM 34 NB, Rockingham
1421 I-91 Exit 8 NB off ramp, Weathersfield
1438 Westminster West Road near Kimball Hill Road, car struck telephone pole with wires down across the roadway.
1510 VT 11 Londonderry, near Horsenail Hill Road, 2 vehicles off
1515 MM 50 SB, Weathersfield
1528 Wellwood Orchard Road, Weathersfield
1549 VT 131 Weathersfield, near the Cavendish town line, 3 vehicle crash
1553 Weathersfield Center Road, Weathersfield
1656 I-91 MM 47 SB, Weathersfield

WEATHER: Snow
ROAD COND: Snow/ice

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On 122912, State Police in Rockingham received reports of 24 motor vehicle crashes between 0514 hours and 1700 hours.

There were no injures reported and not all vehicles were damaged that went off the roadway.

Some vehicles were able to get pulled onto the roadway before State Police arrived.

Several traffic tickets were issued to operators due to travelling too fast for the road conditions and failing to maintain control of their vehicles.

State Police were assisted by the Ascutney Fire Department, West Weathersfield Fire Department, Rockingham Fire Department, Westminster Fire Department and Golden Cross Ambulance.

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