Burlington, Vermont - August 30, 2007
A serious car accident closed portions of the Beltline in Burlington during the morning rush.
Around 7:30 a.m., four cars collided near the Manhattan Drive onramp. Firefighters used the jaws of life to free one of the victims. That person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Two others were hospitalized with minor injuries.
The Beltline was closed in both directions from Manhattan Drive to the North Avenue onramp for about an hour.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.