One person killed and five others injured in Arlington Vermont car accident
On Saturday, December 13th one man was killed and five injured in a serious car accident on Route 313 in Arlington Vermont. The accident happened when the driver, Raymond Smith, 27, apparently lost control and failed to negotiate a curve in the road sending the vehicle, a 2000 Dodge Durango, off the road. The car became airborne when it hit large boulders, came to rest on its roof and finally rolled back to an upright position.
John Oney, 67, was killed in the accident. The five injured passengers were Elizabeth King, 33, Christopher Davis, 15, Nicholas Davis, 16 and Christina Smith, 36. One passenger, Smith was critically injured and airlifted to the Albany Medical Center. For a full report on this accident click here to see the recent Burlington Free Press Article.
Winter car accidents occur all too frequently in Vermont, especially on rural highways. This tragic accident is a somber reminder that we should all drive more carefully when winter weather effects road conditions.