Driver arrested after three-vehicle crash in Derby

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DERBY — A three-vehicle crash in Derby on Saturday left a few people injured, and a 19-year-old Northfield man behind bars.

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The crash took place at around 2:50 p.m. on Vermont Route 105, at the intersection of VT 111.

Police say Dennis Magoon, 19, of Northfield, had been driving “without regard for others prior to and at the time of the crash.”

According to the police report, Alan Barnes, 70, of Island Pond, and Khloe Wainwright, 26, of Newport, were the two other drivers.

Wainwright was taken to North Country Hospital for her injuries.

Police say several other drivers in the area stated that Magoon had nearly struck their vehicles prior to the crash.

Magoon was treated for injuries at North Country Hospital and then processed for DUI-drugs. He was lodged for gross negligent operation with serious injury resulting.

Derby Line Fire Department, as well as Derby Line Rescue and Newport Rescue, were already on scene when police arrived.

Route 105 was shut down for a short period of time.

Police say the case remains under investigation while they await blood test results.

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