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Single Motor Vehicle Crash / Rutland Barracks

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 21B404089                                 

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Ray Domingus

STATION: Rutland Barracks                                        

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 10/05/2021

STREET: US Route 7

TOWN: Mount Tabor

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Depot Road Extension      

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Cloudy 50 Degrees

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet, Paved Road

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Elijah Johnson

AGE: 20

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Manchester, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Audi     

VEHICLE MODEL: Q5

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:  Totaled

INJURIES: Minor Lacerations to Hands and Feet

HOSPITAL: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 10/05/2021 at approximately 0004 hours, Troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded to a single motor vehicle crash located on US Route 7, in the Town of Mount Tabor, Vermont.  Upon arrival, Troopers observed Operator #1 had fled the scene of the crash. Through investigation Troopers identified Operator #1 as Elijah Johnson of Manchester, Vermont.  Operator #1 (Johnson) was traveling south on US Route 7.  Operator #1 (Johnson) attempted to avoid colliding with a deer and lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle left the western shoulder of the roadway, entered a pond and caught fire. Operator #1 (Johnson) advised Troopers of minor lacerations to his hands and feet. Vehicle #1 was totaled from contact damage with the pond embankment and resulting fire damage.

 

Troopers were assisted on scene by the Danby Fire Department.

 

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

COURT ACTION: No

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A

 

Trooper Ray Domingus

Vermont State Police

Rutland Barracks

124 State Pl, Rutland, VT 05701

Office: 802-773-9101

Cell: 802-585-5263

Fax: 802-775-6968

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