Thursday, July 17, 2014

FedEx truck rolls over off I-91

A double-trailer FedEx truck swerved off Interstate 91 and rolled over Wednesday morning, injuring the driver.

http://rutlandherald.com/article/20140717/NEWS02/707179991

STATE OF VERMONT 
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 
VERMONT STATE POLICE 

PRESS RELEASE 
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH 

CASE#: 14D102155 
TROOPER: Paul Dean 
STATION: Rockingham 
CONTACT#: 802-875-2112 

DATE/TIME: 7/16/14 at 06:08 
LOCATION: Interstate 91 at mile marker 40 north, Springfield 

VEHICLE #1 
OPERATOR: Richard Martin 
AGE:50 
SEAT BELT? Y 
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hardwick, VT 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2014 Kenworth Tractor Trailer Unit 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Total 

INJURIES 
V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY 

Richard Martin, Hardwick, VT, 50, Seatbelt worn, Hip injury 

HOSPITAL: Springfield 
WEATHER: Rain 
ROAD COND: Wet 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: 

On 7/16/14 at approx. 06:08 Richard Martin was operating a 2014 Kenworth tractor trailer heading north on I91 in Springfield. The tractor trailer unit had 2 separate cargo trailers. The cargo was FedEx miscellaneous delivery packages. The unit swerved off the right side of the highway and sideswiped a tall ledge. The unit travelled partially up the ledge and then back down. The cab sustained major damage when it struck the ground and the second trailer rolled onto its side. The operator had to be extricated by Springfield Fire and he suffered a hip injury. He was transported to the Springfield Hospital. The travel lane is closed and the truck removal and fuel clean-up is expected to last throughout the day. This is an ongoing crash scene and the cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Trooper Paul Dean 
1987 Rockingham Rd. 
Chester, VT 05143 
(802)875-2112 


Vermont Department of Public Safety | Vermont State Police 

1 comment :

  1. WE are going to refer him to this article to see if he can get the issue resolved before going to Meritor about a warranty claim. Again thanks for posting this great job and I have a hunch this will resolve this issue for us. Trailer rental

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