On 3/26/2017 at approximately 2:17 AM members of the Brattleboro Police Department and Brattleboro Fire Department responded to Meadowbrook Road, just south of Orchard Street, for a report of a utility pole that had been damaged. Responding officers found extensive damage to the utility pole, as well as evidence that it had been struck by a large truck with duel wheels in the rear. The vehicle that struck the utility pole had left the scene.
Meadowbrook Road was closed in that area by emergency services between 2:40 AM and 4:32 AM. Traffic flow was then handled by responding utility companies while the utility pole was replaced. Meadowbrook Road remains closed at the time of this press release.
This incident is still under investigation by the Brattleboro Police Department. Anyone with knowledge of this incident is asked to please contact the Brattleboro Police at 802-257-7950.