Car collides with truck on Route 22a

SHOREHAM On April 15, driver Patti Romp, age 52, of Salisbury, was operating her 2008 Kia Sportage west on the Richville Road in Shoreham. When she approached the intersection of Route 22a, she looked both north and south and then proceeded onto 22a. When Romp entered Route 22a she failed to observe the 1999 International tractor-trailer rig driving southbound. The operator of the rig, Matthew Hargett, age 41 of Queensbury, N.Y., observed Romp enter onto 22a in front of him and applied his brakes causing his vehicle to slide. Hagett was not able to stop his vehicle resulting in the two vehicles colliding. At the time of the crash all involved were wearing seatbelts. State Police were assisted with this crash by the Shoreham Fire Department , EMS and Middlebury Rescue.

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