Complete Vermont accident reports and news.

Date: 
Saturday, June 28, 2014
State: 
Vermont

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: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014
State: 
Vermont

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: 
Saturday, March 29, 2014
State: 
Vermont

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: 
Sunday, March 2, 2014
State: 
Vermont

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: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
State: 
Vermont

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: 
Thursday, February 20, 2014
State: 
Vermont

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.

Date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2014
State: 
Vermont

A tour bus struck a jackknifed tractor-trailer collided on an icy western Vermont roadway, killing the bus driver, police said Saturday.

Vermont State Police said the truck was stopped on state Route 22A in West Haven on Friday night when the bus crested a hill, lost control and careened into the guard rails and the trailer.

The bus driver, Darnell Hannah, 59, of Millstone, N.J., was trapped in the wreckage and died from his injuries, police said. Two of the remaining 31 people on board had moderate injuries and the rest had minor injuries, according to police.

Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014
City: 
Bolton, VT
State: 
Vermont

Vermont State Police say Interstate 89 south in Bolton has reopened after a multi-vehicle pileup.

Police say no injuries were reported in the Friday crash.

Troopers said it could take some time for the traffic backup to clear.

There was no immediate word on the number of vehicles involved.

Police are advising drivers to be cautious due to the winter conditions and blowing snow.

Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014
State: 
Vermont

A Massachusetts tractor-trailer driver who crashed on a Vermont highway during a snowstorm and then stepped out into the roadway has been hit by another vehicle and killed.

Vermont state police say 45-year-old Lee, Mass., resident Robert Trombley was traveling on Interstate 91 in Fairlee on Friday morning when his tractor-trailer slid and hit a guardrail. Police say the tractor-trailer was stopped in the middle of the interstate, blocking both lanes.

Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014
State: 
Vermont

Vermont State Police say a 26-year-old woman has died after the car she was driving struck a telephone pole.

Police said Melissa Harris of Dorset was driving on a road in Sandgate at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when she crossed the center line and struck the pole.

She was taken to a hospital with serious injuries and later died.

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