Sunderland Auto Accident Leaves Woman Seriously Injured
A Sunderland auto accident leaves one woman with serious injuries and another with minor injuries after two vehicles collide on a snow-covered road in Vermont. The incident took place at approximately 6:15 PM on Tuesday evening, February 16, 2010, on Route 7A.
According to Vermont State Police, the incident occurred when a 2008 Hyundai Accent lost control on a snow-covered road and began to skid sideways and into the northbound lane. The driver of the Hyundai has been identified as Samantha Becker, 17, of Shushan, New York.
A 2000 Toyota sport utility vehicle (SUV), driven by Louise Kelly, 50, of Manchester, was traveling northbound on Route 7A and hit Becker head-on, slamming into the driver’s side of the Hyundai.
Rescue crews transported Becker to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center where she was treated for serious injuries sustained in the two-vehicle wreck. Kelly, the driver of the SUV was treated at the scene. Fortunately she was later released.
The Sunderland accident is still under investigation by local authorities. The Vermont State Police have asked anyone who may have witnessed or any information concerning the two-vehicle crash to contact them.
This is an unfortunate accident and we wish both victims a speedy recovery.