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Vehicle crash

Officer A. Petlock

On 11/11/16 at approximately 12:30pm, Brattleboro Police Responded to the Brattleboro Co-op parking lot for a single vehicle crash. Investigation revealed that Laura Vajda (Age 87; of Brattleboro) was operating a Honda Accord and attempting to back out of a parking space when she accelerated and drove down an embankment, landing in the brook below.

Vajda was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A portion of the parking lot was closed for a period of time, while the vehicle was removed.

No traffic citations were issued, or other enforcement action taken as a result of the crash.