Wed, Aug 21, 2013 02:28 PM
BARNARD - On Aug. 16, at 1:51 p.m. the Vermont State Police
dispatch received a call about an accident involving a FedEx van
and a motorcycle. The operator of the FedEx van, Mark Priestley,
age 50 from Northfield, Vt., was turning left to make a delivery on
Route 12 in Barnard.
Louis Ahlen, age 75 from Woodstock, Vt. was driving a motorcycle
behind Priestley. Ahlen attempted to pass Priestly on the left and
Priestley started to make a left hand turn at the same time.
The front end of Ahlen motorcycle collided with the driver's side
door of Priestley van. Ahlen was transported to Gifford Hospital
for non-life threatening injuries.