Fatal crash in Colchester early Saturday morning

Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 9:53 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2022 at 4:43 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

COLCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) - Police said a fatal crash claimed the life of a driver on Saturday.

Colchester Police Chief Douglas Allen said it happened at about 6 a.m. Saturday on Colchester Point Road at Starboard Way.

Police said it appeared Anthony Vieriu, 22, of Burlington, was driving a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta through the intersection, lost control and hit a tree.

Allen said Vieriu was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger, Leon Roberts, 18, of Colchester, was rushed to the UVM Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.