Rollover crash on Route 7 sends two to hospital

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (WCAX) Two people were injured in a rollover crash on Route 7 near Shaftsbury on Wednesday night.

Police say Damien Coulter was driving about 60 mph when he swerved to avoid hitting an animal in the road.

While swerving, the car overcorrected and went off the roadway and flipped.

Coulter was sent to the hospital with minor injuries, but passenger Austin McAffry had to be removed from the car and was sent to the hospital via Lifenet.

We're told McAffry suffered a possible back injury.

The roadway was reopened Thursday morning.