NEWPORT — A 67-year-old driver from Island Pond and a passenger in the vehicle were taken to the hospital today after a car accident in Newport.
At around 9:15 a.m. police responded to the two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Vermont Route 105 and Cross Road.
Matthew Marchica, 23, of Westminster was traveling in a 2014 Subaru Legacy, when it struck a 2009 Nissan Versa, driven by Michel Vallieres, 67, of Island Pond.
Damage to both vehicles was minimal, but Vallieres and a passenger in the vehicle were transported to North Country Hospital.
The Nissan sustained damage to the rear driver’s side tire and rear driver’s side door.
The crash remains under investigation.