Monday, June 23, 2014

Woman and two small children injured in I-91 crash

Police responded to an accident in the northbound lane of Interstate 91 in Springfield at 9:43 p.m. Sunday.

On Sunday, June 22, 2014 at about 9:43 PM Vermont State Police Rockingham dispatched Troopers to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 91 in Springfield near mile marker 46 northbound. It was reported that a car went into the median.

Upon arrival Troopers found a vehicle that had sustained severe damage. The three occupants were entrapped in the car. The car had partially gone airborne hitting a tree root first. The female operator, Katie Schulenberger, was partially ejected through the sun roof. There were two children in the car, a four year old boy and a five year old girl. The boy was partially ejected out of the rear window. The female was in the back seat pinned under the roof. Neither had been wearing a seatbelt.

Members of the Springfield and Ascutney Fire Departments along with Golden Cross Ambulance worked for 45 minutes to extricate the three individuals. All three were transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. The female operator was taken there by helicopter. One child sustained a compound fracture to the foot. The others sustained non incapacitating injuries all are expected to recover.

Troopers responded to DHMC to continue the investigation and found Schulenberger to be intoxicated. She was issued a criminal citation to appear in Windsor County District Court Criminal Division to answer to the charges of Driving While Intoxicated accident resulting, Careless and Negligent Operation with serious injury, Child Endangerment, Criminally Driving on a suspended license.

--Vermont State Police


  1. Not buckled up?!!! What the hell is wrong with her? Oh yeah she was drunk. And booze is legal. Never heard of someone smoking a joint and doing this.

  2. You win the dumb comment of the day award!

    1. Says you. but I agree with anon 6:33. You must be a member of the " okay for opiates" party.


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