Driver of stolen car killed in head-on collision

Published: Sep. 4, 2020 at 5:36 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 4, 2020 at 9:21 AM EDT
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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say the driver of a stolen car is dead and another person is in the hospital after an early-morning head-on crash in South Burlington.

Police say it happened around 3:45 a.m. Friday on Shelburne Road near the McDonald’s. They say a car that was stolen from a residential neighborhood in Burlington sometime during the overnight hours, crossed the center line and collided head-on with another car. The driver that crossed the center line died on the scene. We’re told the driver of the other car was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police have not released the identity of the victims. They say they are still trying to figure out if intoxication played a role in the crash.

Shelburne Road was partially closed in the area of Baldwin Avenue near the Goodwill store for much of the morning. The roadway is now clear and open as of 7:20 a.m. Friday.

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