Three Vehicle Accident in Troy

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TROY — The State Police responded to a three vehicle accident this morning that took place at the junction of VT Rt 100 and the Loop Road in Troy. The accident took place at 8:45 a.m.

According to a press release from the State Police, Keli Johnson, 44, of Troy, failed to stop coming off of Loop Road, entering onto Rt 100 directly into oncoming traffic.

Mark Demers, 28, of Newport Center, was northbound when Johnson’s vehicle struck him. The impact sent him into the southbound lane of travel.

Demers then collided with a vehicle heading southbound driven by Tosca Smith, 47, of Montgomery.

Johnson was then backed out of the intersection into a snowbank on the Loop Road. Smith was forced off the west side of VT Rt 100 after colliding with Demers.

Demers pulled his vehicle off the road and into an adjacent driveway. Smith and Demers both had their vehicles towed from the scene for extensive damage.

Johnson was found at fault and issued a ticket for defective equipment and operating on a suspended license. There were no injuries reported and the scene was cleared after about an hour.

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