Police Reports

Houston driver jackknifes tractor-trailer in Jay

Days of ice and snow lead to plow collision, power outage, two wrecked Beemers

A jackknifed tractor-trailer shut down a road in Jay for three hours Saturday, March 4.

The incident took place on Vermont Route 105 at around 4:25 p.m. The truck was blocking both lanes of travel. With the assistance of AOT, the road was temporarily closed.

The driver, Tenecia Daniels, of Houston, TX, told police that she was traveling west and sliding sideways while going down the hill into the right-hand corner. The road was slick and it was snowing at the time of the crash, police say.

B&B Towing and Recovery responded with a heavy-duty wrecker and was able to reposition the unit correctly onto the road.

Collision with state plow truck – A collision involving a State of Vermont AOT plow truck occurred on Route 105 at around 5:25 a.m. Saturday morning.

According to the report, Bailey Corwell, 27, of Swanton, slid through a stop sign controlling the intersection of Route 120 and Route 105 due to the snow-covered road conditions.

He was hit by a plow truck driven by Raymond Desautels, 62, of Franklin.

Corwell’s vehicle was towed from the scene due to disabling damage. No injuries were reported. Police say no tickets have been issued or criminal charges filed as a result of the crash at this time.

State Police were assisted on the scene by the Sheldon Fire Department, Enosburg Ambulance Services, the United States Border Patrol, and Stone’s Towing.

Two Beemer crashes – Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Lyndon Saturday night that resulted in a power outage and a smashed BMW – the second such accident to befall a BMW in the Northeast Kingdom this weekend.

The crash took place in the area of Main Street at around 10:40 p.m. According to the report, a silver Ford F-250 work truck and a black BMW 328i were involved.

Witnesses told police that the driver of the Ford F-250 was traveling erratically when he failed to maintain their lane.

The truck drove onto the sidewalk, and hit and destroyed two power lines. The driver of the BMW, Brenna Goodine, 25, of Lyndon, was uninjured.

Police say her vehicle sustained severe damage and was inoperable. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of the driver of the Ford F-250 work truck driver is asked to contact the Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury barracks at 802-748-3111.

The reports above were republished from Newport Dispatch.

Also, State police report that on Thursday March 2, a BMW was demolished in a crash with a farm tractor on an icy Rte. 2 in Danville.

John Deere tractor Keith Burtt (74), was traveling east along US-2 and attempted to make a left turn. BMW 528xi driver Alexandra Milne (27), was traveling west along US-2 and approached the intersection where Burtt was turning. All westbound lanes of travel were blocked by Burtt’s John Deere 5100E tractor and the associated trailer. As such, Milne’s vehicle struck the rear portion of Burtt’s trailer. Both Burtt and Milne were uninjured, however, Milne’s vehicle was towed from the scene due to extensive damage.

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