Woman injured during head-on crash in Coventry

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COVENTRY — A woman was injured during a head-on crash in Coventry on Sunday that closed Alderbrook Road for over an hour.

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The accident took place at around 4:10 p.m. near the intersection of Vermont Route 14.

According to police, Cory Valentine, 26, of Coventry, had been traveling south on Alderbrook Road when he crossed the double yellow line into the northbound lane.

Sarah Martell, 56, also of Coventry, was traveling north in her lane and was unable to maneuver to avoid the collision.

Both vehicles impacted head-on in the northbound lane.

Police say Martell’s airbag did not deploy.

She was extricated from the vehicle by rescue workers and transported to North Country Hospital for treatment for injuries.

According to the report, Valentine was not transported to the hospital.

There is no update as to the nature of Martell’s injuries at this time.

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