CHARLESTON — The Vermont State police are reporting that a snowmobile accident took place on Saturday in Charleston. The single vehicle crash happened along the VAST trail #58 in Charleston.
At just about 7:00 p.m. the police were called out to the scene. It was determined that the victim was Don Wilson, 52, of Windham, New Hampshire. Wilson was traveling east on the VAST trail when he failed to negotiate a right hand turn.
The State Police are reporting that Wilson traveled off the south side of a small bridge on the trail, and that he was thrown from the snowmobile and collided with a tree. He was operating a Ski-Doo MX-Z 800.
He was taken to North Country Hospital and subsequently transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire. It is reported that he suffered internal injuries as a result of the crash.
The Charleston Fire Dept, Derby Line Ambulance, Newport Ambulance, Vermont Fish & Wildlife, and the Brighton Police all assisted with the crash.