On 08/31/19 at approximately 3:05pm, Brattleboro Police responded to the intersection of Main Street and High Street for a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Preliminary Investigation revealed Heather Carter (of Brattleboro) was operating a Cadillac SRS and turning right onto High Street from Main Street, when she struck Alton Cushman (of Brattleboro) who was crossing High Street.
High Street was reduced to alternating one-lane traffic for approximately 1 hour while Officers conducted investigation at the scene.
At this time, no enforcement action has been taken against the operator of the vehicle. The crash remains under investigation.
Cushman sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.
Brattleboro Officers were assisted at the scene by members of Rescue Inc., and the Brattleboro Fire Department.
Hollis Melton, 75, of Newfane, VT
On July 26, 2019, Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were dispatched to Main Street, in the town of Brattleboro, for a report of a 3 car crash. Subsequent investigation revealed Hollis Melton had left the scene of the crash and did not provide the required information to the operators of the vehicles she crashed into. Melton was issued a citation for leaving the scene of an accident, and will appear in Windham County Superior Court: Criminal Division on October 08, 2019 to answer for the charge.
On March 25, 2018 at approximately 9:09 am. Officers from the Brattleboro Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of High St. and Green St. for a tractor trailer truck that had struck a building on High St. and became stuck. High St. was shut down for approximately 1 hour. A’s towing arrived on scene and removed the vehicle from the roadway.