Fiery car crash in Coventry

Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 9:47 AM EDT
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COVENTRY, Vt. (WCAX) - A fiery crash in Coventry left a passenger with life-threatening injuries.

Vermont State Police say Saturday around 6 p.m., Landon Outlaw, 40, of Texas, lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of Route 5 and Route 14. He reportedly traveled over the median, and crashed head-on into another vehicle, driven by Jeremy Weber, 21, of Charleston, Vermont.

Both cars caught fire, and passengers were pulled out by bystanders. Outlaw, Weber and Weber’s passenger, Taylor Schneider, 21, of Irasburg, were all taken to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Police say Schneider’s injuries are life-threatening.

The Vermont State Police are still investigating, but say alcohol and speed are suspected as factors in the crash.