1 dead, 3 injured in Bennington crash

Published: Jun. 9, 2022 at 12:47 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2022 at 6:30 AM EDT
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BENNINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A two-car crash in Bennington left one person dead and three people injured, including a young child.

It happened Tuesday on Route 7 south of the divide. Bennington Police say a speeding car collided with a second car while changing lanes, sending both over an embankment.

They say Sara Christian, 24, and Micah Christian, 27, were thrown from their car, along with a 20-month-old baby. Police say none of them were buckled in.

Micah died at the scene. Sara and the baby were treated at the hospital and are expected to live.

The 70-year-old driver of the second car has minor injuries.

The road was closed for about five hours while police investigated.

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