The investigation revealed that a silver, 2004 Chrysler Town and Country van driven by Nellie Ellen Stark, 66 of Charlestown NH was traveling northbound on Route 12 in the area of the Morningside Flight Park, when it rear-ended a 2008 Chevrolet Aveo operated by Colt Carter 33 of Norwich VT who was momentarily stopped yielding for traffic in the northbound lane, before turning on to Brook Road.
The Chrysler Town and Country continued traveling off of the roadway where it came to final rest in the grassy shoulder, while the Chevrolet Aveo came to final rest in the center of the roadway.As a result of the collision, both operators sustained minor injuries. Carrie Carter 32, of Norwich VT the rear passenger of the Chevrolet Aveo, was extracted and airlifted to DHMC where she remains in serious but stable condition.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Anybody with information pertaining to this investigation is urged to call Tpr. Matthew Merrill at 603-358-3333.