16-year-old seriously injured in crash on Athens Road
TOWNSHEND -- On Oct. 19 at approximately 11:40 a.m., the Vermont State Police, the Townshend Fire Department and Rescue Inc. responded to Athens Road for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Troopers determined that the operator, a 16-year-old male, was the lone occupant and was traveling southbound when his vehicle drove off the right-side shoulder of the roadway and struck a stone wall. As a result, the vehicle became airborne and rolled onto the passenger side and then came to rest. The operator was not wearing a seat belt at that time and was ejected from the vehicle.
The operator sustained a severe head injury and possible back injuries due to the crash. He was airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., where he was treated for the injuries he sustained. He is currently in critical care but is reported to be in stable condition. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor in the crash.
-- On Oct. 19, the Brattleboro Police Department investigated a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Western Avenue. As a result, Heather Cheeney, 30, of Brattleboro, was arrested and cited for driving with a criminally suspended license. She was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 20, the Brattleboro Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Western Avenue. As a result, Alan N. Scott, 63, of Brattleboro, was arrested and cited for driving under the influence. He was ordered to appear in court on Nov. 5.
-- On Oct. 11 at approximately 5:10 p.m., the Vermont State Police attempted to stop a Toyota Tacoma on Guilford Center Road by Tater Lane for an equipment violation. The driver fled from the trooper and failed to stop when signaled. After a brief pursuit the Toyota Tacoma was stopped on Bonnyvale Road in Guilford and the operator was identified as Scott William Fowler, 30, of Brattleboro. He was cited for attempting to elude and ordered to appear in court on Dec. 10.
-- On Oct. 18 at approximately 10 p.m., the Vermont State Police and the Wilmington Police Department responded to a home on Route 112 for the report of domestic disturbance. Following an investigation, Rodney J. Eilers, 52, of Halifax, was cited for domestic assault and unlawful mischief after he allegedly assaulted a household member and smashed a laptop computer. He was ordered to appear in court on Oct. 22.
-- On Oct. 19, at approximately 4:40 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Route 11 for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Following an investigation, troopers determined that Brandi Burke, 33, of Londonderry, was not able to navigate a sharp turn in the roadway. She was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence, second offense and was ordered to appear in court on Nov. 5.
-- On Oct. 18, the Windham County Sheriff's Department arrested Grey Bradshaw-Mack, 18, of Weston, Conn., and cited him for driving under the influence of drugs. He was ordered to appear in court on Jan. 7, 2014.
-- On Oct. 19 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 91. Troopers determined that David Drewing, 24, of Dummerston, was traveling south when his vehicle struck a deer that ran into the road. Drewing was not injured and the vehicle sustained significant damage to the front end.
-- On Oct. 9, at approximately 4:19 p.m., the Winhall Police Department stopped a motor vehicle on Winhall Hollow Road in Winhall for a minor motor vehicle infraction.
The vehicle was owned and operated by 22-year-old Alexandra Thomas, of Londonderry. Further investigation and a search revealed Thomas was in possession of heroin and was operating with a suspended license. Thomas was arrested and cited to appear in Bennington County Superior Court Criminal Division to answer to the charge of possession of heroin and was issued a ticket for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, third offense.
The investigation is continuing and anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Winhall Police Department at 802-297-2121.
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