Archive for April 27th, 2013

Ladders Cause Interstate Traffic Hazard


TROOPER: Salvatore
STATION: Royalton
CONTACT# (802) 234-9933
DATE/TIME: 4-26-2013 at 1725 hours
LOCATION: Interstate 89 NB mile marker 15 Sharon (Windsor County) Vermont
VIOLATION: Traffic Hazard

On this date and time, Vermont State Police received a 911 call advising there were extension ladders in the middle of Interstate 89 northbound at mile marker 15 in the Town of Sharon (Windsor County) Vermont.

While en route, Vermont State Police dispatch received several other calls from people advising that they had struck the ladders and it caused damaged to their vehicles.

Vermont State Police removed the ladders from the Interstate and subsequently assisted two motorists that collided into the ladders.

The two motorists involved in this incident were uninjured and their vehicles had sustained very minor damage.

Vermont State Police would like to remind motorists to make sure all equipment and personal items are properly secured to their vehicles while operating on public highways. Failing to secure loads could result in fines up to $1,191.00.

Senior Trooper Gary T. Salvatore
Troop “D” Royalton
2011 Vermont Route 107
Bethel, Vermont 05032
(802) 234-9933
(802) 234-6520 fax

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