TOWNSHEND — A Colrain, Massachusetts man was seriously injured and airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center on Saturday after his motorcycle was involved in an accident on Vermont Route 30 in Townshend. Vermont State Police said the crash happened around 2 p.m.
Police say when responding to a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, a 64-year-old man Bradley Hosmer had been transported by ambulance to a landing zone where he was later transported by DHART helicopter to Dartmouth with serious life-threatening injuries.
An investigation found Hosmer was traveling south on VT 30 on his Triumph Tiger when a Jeep Cherokee driven by 39-year-old Brandie Heyes of Gilbertville, Mass. – traveling north – made a left turn into a mobile gas station in front of the motorcycle. Police say Hosmer was unable to avoid Heyes’ vehicle and suffered serious and life-threatening injuries in the accident.
Heyes’ Jeep sustained moderate damage and a passenger in his vehicle was slightly injured.
The investigation is ongoing. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Private Eric Clemens at Westminster Barracks at 802-722-4600. Vermont State Police were assisted by the Newbrook and Townshend Fire Departments and Scott Brooks Towing.