On 1/4/2016 at approximately 3:18 PM members of the Brattleboro Fire Department, Brattleboro Police Department and Rescue Inc responded to a multiple car collision in the area of 896 Putney Road. Investigation showed that a blue Subaru Impreza operated by Benjamin Quest (48 of Putney) collided with a black Jeep Wrangler operated by William Shepard (69 of Keene). Quest's vehicle then collided with a white Honda Pilot operated by Kara Gelke (38 of Dummerston) and then with a utility pole on the southbound side of Putney Road.
The southbound lane of Putney Road in that area was occupied by emergency service vehicles and traffic was diverted around the scene between 3:20 PM and 4:50 PM. Traffic flow was returned to normal when all involved vehicles were removed from the scene at 4:50 PM.
Representatives from Fairpoint and Green Mountain Power were called to the scene due to damage to the utility pole. Two subjects were transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The details of this crash are still under investigation at this time. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Brattleboro Police Department at 257-7950.