Tractor Trailer Crash on I-89 in Royalton
Speed, Weather Considered Factors
On November 16, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Vermont State Police, along with Royalton Fire and Rescue, responded to a reported tractor trailer rollover on Interstate 89 south in the Town of Royalton.
According to the VTSP, the investigation showed that the operator, Shamal Brown, 24, of Hagerstown, MD, was south in the right lane when he lost control of the 2016 Freightliner tractor trailer. Speed and weather are considered factors in this crash, said the VTSP. Road conditions were described as snow covered; the entire right side of the commercial vehicle was damaged.
The driver was issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint for traveling too fast for the current road conditions with accident resulting.