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Dump truck crash 556 Plumb Road in Townshend

SUBJECT: Press release for Crash

DATE: 02/15/2023


TYPE OF EVENT(S): Single unit crash, no injuries

LOCATION OF EVENT(S): 556 Plumb Road in Townshend



SUMMARY: On 02/15/23 at approximately 1338 hours DMV Inspector responded to Plumb Road in the town of Townshend for a reported Town of Townshend Dump truck crash. Upon arrival, it was discovered a Town of Townshend Dump Truck had slid backward down Plumb Road and flipped onto its passenger side, coming to rest in the middle of the roadway.

Investigation revealed that the truck had lost traction while traveling and sanding on the icy, muddy, slush-covered road. The truck sustained moderate damage during the crash. The driver was not injured in the crash. Recovery efforts included the assistance of DJ Truck Service and Towing with two heavy wreckers.  


If you have any information regarding this incident/event, or if you would like more information about this incident/event, please contact the Department of Motor Vehicles Enforcement and Safety Division at 802-828-2078.