On November 7, 2021, Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department, along with members of the Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc., responded to the intersection of Canal Street and South Main Street for a reported Car vs Pedestrian crash. During their response, Officer of BPD shut down traffic on Canal Street to ensure the safety of first responders and the involved parties.
Katherine A. Hildreth (a 57 year old female from Brattleboro), who was operating the 2016 Chevy Malibu at the time of the crash, remained on scene and spoke with Officers.
The pedestrian, whose name will not be released at this time, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
At this time, the crash is still under investigation.
No arrests have been made at this time. Hildreth was not issued a ticket, as the collision did not take place at a crosswalk.