DERBY — A Vermont State trooper was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Derby early this morning.
Just after 12:00 a.m. trooper Richard Berlandy was on duty operating his assigned 2015 patrol Ford Explorer on I-91 south.
Police say the roadway was covered with about one inch of slush, snow, and ice, resulting in Berlandy losing control of the vehicle.
The vehicle struck a wire guardrail.
Airbags were deployed and the vehicle sustained significant damage to the front end, rear bumper, and side panels.
Trooper Berlandy was uninjured in the crash.
Rays Auto responded to the scene and towed the vehicle, which police say was totaled.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.