Vt. State Police - 1:10 am Sun Jun 29th, 2014
On 06/25/2014 at approximately 5:24 p.m.
, members of the Vermont State Police, Brattleboro Station, the Marlboro Fire Department and two ambulances from Deerfield Valley Ambulance responded to Higley Hill Road at the intersection of Upper Dover Road in the Town of Marlboro for a reported two vehicle head-on crash.
Investigation revealed that a blue 2007 Volkswagen Passat was traveling eastbound on Higley Hill Road when to crossed the double solid center line and stuck a green 2004 Buick Century that was headed westbound. Both the Volkswagen and the Buick sustained major front end damage and are considered a total loss. Airbags in both of vehicles deployed on impact. The passengers of the Volkswagen indicated that the operator of their vehicle had fled the scene after the crash, telling them that he was never there. The passengers of the Volkswagen were identified as Sarah Yule, 24 of Fort Drum, NY and Zach Johnson, 22 of Wilmington, VT. Both Ms. Yule and Mr. Johnson were transported by ambulance to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for evaluation and treatment.
The operator of Buick was identified as Rebecca Fournier, 27 of Dover, VT. Ms. Fournier confirmed that the operator of the Volkswagen had fled the scene after telling her to not report his presence to the police. Ms. Fournier was transported by ambulance to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for evaluation and treatment.
Anyone with information about this incident or has knowledge of who was operating the Volkswagen Passat at the time of this crash is encouraged to contact Trooper Valcourt of the Vermont State Police - Brattleboro barracks at (802) 254-2382 or call the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at (802) 241-5355. Anonymous crime tips can also be sent using your mobile device. Text the keyword VTIPS to the shortcut CRIMES (274687) and share the tip you have about a crime.
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MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
TROOPER: Valcourt STATION: Brattleboro
DATE/TIME: 06/25/2014 5:24 p.m.
LOCATION (specific): Higley Hill Road at Upper Dover Road, Marlboro
VEHICLE #1 OPERATOR: Under investigation AGE: SEAT BELT?
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: Blue 2007 Volkswagen Passat 4 door
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Front end
VEHICLE #2 OPERATOR: Ms Rebecca Fournier AGE: 27 SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Dover, VT
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: Green 2004 Buick Century 4 door
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Front end
V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY
1 Sarah Yule Fort Drum, NY 24 Y Minor
1 Zach Johnson Wilmington, VT 22 N Minor
2 Rebecca Fournier Dover, VT 27 Y Broken Arm
HOSPITAL: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brattleboro, VT
ROAD COND: dry pavement
Brattleboro, VT 05301 (Set as Local)
fort drum, NY 13602 (Set as Local)
Wilmington, VT 05363 (Set as Local)
Marlboro, VT 05344 (Set as Local)
Johnson, VT 05656 (Set as Local)