Complete Vermont accident reports and news.

Date: 
Sun, 08/31/2014

The extent of the injuries is still unknown, though at least one person was reported to have serious injuries.

Date: 
Fri, 08/29/2014
City: 
Cabot, VT

70-year-old Robert Eastman was found pinned underneath his 1950s-era International Harvester tractor on his property. Eastman was working on an area near his driveway when he lost control of his tractor, which rolled over and down the embankment into a brook. Eastman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Date: 
Tue, 08/26/2014

Freeh was a federal judge in New York ahead of serving as FBI director from 1993 to 2001. State police stated Freeh was taken by helicopter to a New Hampshire hospital following the crash Monday in Barnard, a compact town about 90 miles northwest of Boston. In 2011, Penn State hired Freeh to examine the handling of youngster sex abuse complaints involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky and to advocate alterations aimed at preventing abuse. His name was not on a list for which patient details was accessible, according to Dartmouth Hitchcock Healthcare Center.

Date: 
Mon, 08/25/2014

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured Monday after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont. Freeh underwent surgery for unspecified injuries. The vehicle he was driving went off the road near Barnard, struck a mailbox and ran over some bushes. No one else was injured in the wreck. Freeh was director of the FBI from September 1993 to June 2001.

Date: 
Sat, 06/28/2014

A retired Massachusetts police chief is dead and another is in critical condition after they were struck by a car while riding their motorcycles in Woodbury, Vermont.

State police say a car driven by Frank Sargent of Woodbury crossed the center line of Route 14 around 9:15 am Sunday and collided with the motorcyclists.

Killed was 55-year-old Joseph Rebello of Kingston, Massachusetts. The current Kingston police chief, Maurice Splaine, identified Rebello as the town's former police chief. Rebello also served as police chief in Stow and Monson.

Date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014

A pilot parachuted out of a small plane before it crashed on Interstate 89 in Vermont on Friday afternoon.

Vermont State Police said the pilot, the plane's only occupant, sustained minor injuries after parachuting out of the plane before it crashed on on the highway in Highgate, Vermont just after 12 p.m. Friday.

The pilot parachuted out before the crash and landed in a tree. Emergency crews were able to get the pilot down.

Date: 
Sat, 03/29/2014

Police say a 19-year-old New Hampshire woman has died in a single-vehicle crash in Vermont.

Scotlynn Silfies of Claremont was a passenger in a vehicle that left Route 131 in Weathersfield and overturned on Sunday night.

The driver, 20-year-old Seth Smith, was treated for his injuries at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.

Silfies was a 2013 graduate of Fall Mountain Regional High School and studied nursing at River Valley Community College.

Authorities are investigating the crash.

Date: 
Sun, 03/02/2014

Vermont State Police say a New Hampshire woman suffered minor injuries when she drove a snowmobile into the side of a car.

Police say 40-year-old Heather King of Merrimack, N.H., was traveling west on a snowmobile trail in Danville on Saturday when she failed to yield for traffic on Kittredge Road and drove into the side of a car.

Both vehicles were damaged. The driver of the car was not hurt.

Date: 
Fri, 02/28/2014

Vermont State Police troopers are investigating a head on-crash on Interstate 89 in Waterbury that seriously injured one of the drivers.

Police say that at about 3:20 a.m. Saturday a vehicle that was headed southbound in the northbound lane collided with a northbound tractor trailer truck.

After the collision the truck crossed the median and came to rest across both southbound lanes.

The driver of the car, later identified as Brian German, 38, was taken to Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington with serious bodily injuries.

Date: 
Thu, 02/20/2014

At least seven children were taken to the hospital after a bus accident in Berkshire Friday, but police say none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening.

Vermont State Police say they were called to the accident on Potato Hill Rd. just before 4 p.m., where they found the bus partially on its side.

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