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Box truck crash on 7A downs power lines

ARLINGTON — A 41-year-old Arlington woman escaped injury in a one-car crash Sunday morning that resulted in live power lines on Route 7A, police said.Heather Colin was backing onto Route 7A when the 2017 Ford box truck she was driving hit a telephone pole.

The pole landed on the vehicle's roof and dropped live power lines on the road, according to a media release from the Vermont State Police.

Route 7A was temporarily closed, and there were no injuries as a result of the crash.

Bennington teen injured in crash

SHAFTSBURY — An 18-year-old Bennington man suffered head and back injuries in a one-car crash Monday evening, police said.

At about 5:52 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a crash on Tinkham Road. Tyler Prouty was driving a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, according to a press release from the state police.

Prouty was transported by the Bennington Rescue Squad to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center for reported injuries.

He was not wearing a seat belt.

2 escape serious injuries after head-on collision

SUNDERLAND — Drivers avoided life-threatening injury in a two-car crash Sunday afternoon, police said.Ellen Berkeley, 88, of Bennington, was heading North on Route 7A in the area of Hill Farm Road when she drifted over the center line into the southbound lane. The 2002 Saab 9-5 she was driving collided with a Ford camper van driven by John Lorden, 71, of Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Vermont State Police responded to the scene at about 12:30 p.m.

Lorden's vehicle sustained heavy front end damage. Berkeley's car was totaled; she had to be mechanically extricated from the vehicle.

Both drivers, who were wearing their seat belts, were evaluated on the scene and transported to receive further care. The extent of their injuries were unknown, but none was deemed life-threatening.

Bennington County deputies, Manchester Police and Manchester and Arlington rescue and fire personnel also responded to the scene.

Route 7A in the area of the crash was closed for a short time until the scene was cleared.

Some details of the crash are still under investigation.

East Dorset man hurt in 1-car crash

WOODFORD — A 41-year-old East Dorset man sustained head and hand injuries in a one-car crash Friday night, police said. Jason Adams, 41, was driving a 2006 Volkswagen Passat east on Route 9 near Notch Road when he lost control of the vehicle, left the travel lane and collided with a guardrail on the eastbound side, according to a press release from the Vermont State Police.

The vehicle left the roadway and struck a rock wall before coming to rest off the shoulder of the eastbound lane. The vehicle sustained heavy passenger side and front end damage. The state police responded to the crash at about 9:34 p.m.

Adams was not wearing his seat belt. He was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to be treated for his injuries.

He showed signs of impairment and was processed for suspicion of driving under the influence. He was released on citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Bennington Criminal Division on July 8.

The Vermont State Police, the Bennington Police Department and Bennington Rescue responded.

SUNDERLAND — Drivers avoided life-threatening injury in a two-car crash Sunday afternoon, police said.Ellen Berkeley, 88, of Bennington, was heading North on Route 7A in the area of Hill Farm Road when she drifted over the center line into the southbound lane. The 2002 Saab 9-5 she was driving collided with a Ford camper van driven by John Lorden, 71, of Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Vermont State Police responded to the scene at about 12:30 p.m.

Lorden's vehicle sustained heavy front end damage. Berkeley's car was totaled; she had to be mechanically extricated from the vehicle.

Both drivers, who were wearing their seat belts, were evaluated on the scene and transported to receive further care. The extent of their injuries were unknown, but none was deemed life-threatening.

Bennington County deputies, Manchester Police and Manchester and Arlington rescue and fire personnel also responded to the scene.

Route 7A in the area of the crash was closed for a short time until the scene was cleared.

Some details of the crash are still under investigation.

East Dorset man hurt in 1-car crash

WOODFORD — A 41-year-old East Dorset man sustained head and hand injuries in a one-car crash Friday night, police said. Jason Adams, 41, was driving a 2006 Volkswagen Passat east on Route 9 near Notch Road when he lost control of the vehicle, left the travel lane and collided with a guardrail on the eastbound side, according to a press release from the Vermont State Police.

The vehicle left the roadway and struck a rock wall before coming to rest off the shoulder of the eastbound lane. The vehicle sustained heavy passenger side and front end damage. The state police responded to the crash at about 9:34 p.m.

Adams was not wearing his seat belt. He was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to be treated for his injuries.

He showed signs of impairment and was processed for suspicion of driving under the influence. He was released on citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Bennington Criminal Division on July 8.

The Vermont State Police, the Bennington Police Department and Bennington Rescue responded.

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Vermont State Police responded to the scene at about 12:30 p.m.

Lorden's vehicle sustained heavy front end damage. Berkeley's car was totaled; she had to be mechanically extricated from the vehicle.

Both drivers, who were wearing their seat belts, were evaluated on the scene and transported to receive further care. The extent of their injuries were unknown, but none was deemed life-threatening.

Bennington County deputies, Manchester Police and Manchester and Arlington rescue and fire personnel also responded to the scene.

Route 7A in the area of the crash was closed for a short time until the scene was cleared.

Some details of the crash are still under investigation.

East Dorset man hurt in 1-car crash

WOODFORD — A 41-year-old East Dorset man sustained head and hand injuries in a one-car crash Friday night, police said. Jason Adams, 41, was driving a 2006 Volkswagen Passat east on Route 9 near Notch Road when he lost control of the vehicle, left the travel lane and collided with a guardrail on the eastbound side, according to a press release from the Vermont State Police.

The vehicle left the roadway and struck a rock wall before coming to rest off the shoulder of the eastbound lane. The vehicle sustained heavy passenger side and front end damage. The state police responded to the crash at about 9:34 p.m.

Adams was not wearing his seat belt. He was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to be treated for his injuries.

He showed signs of impairment and was processed for suspicion of driving under the influence. He was released on citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Bennington Criminal Division on July 8.

The Vermont State Police, the Bennington Police Department and Bennington Rescue responded.


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