Two-vehicle crash in St. Johnsbury involves ambulance

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ST. JOHNSBURY — A collision occurred at the intersection of Hospital Drive and Old Center Road involving a Lyndon Rescue Ambulance and a Jeep Compass, resulting in major vehicle damage but no injuries.

Troopers from the St. Johnsbury Barracks, along with the St. Johnsbury Fire Department and Calex Ambulance, responded to the scene.

The ambulance, a 2023 Chevrolet Silverado, was en route to the hospital with a patient when the accident happened.

William Archer, 25, of Newport, was driving the Jeep eastward on Hospital Dr and attempted a left turn onto the road from Old Center Rd.

During the turn, Archer’s Jeep struck the passenger side of the ambulance, causing significant damage to both vehicles.

Both vehicles required towing due to the extent of the damage.

Despite the impact, neither Archer nor Tyler Stpeter, the 30-year-old ambulance driver, reported injuries.

Eric Sargent, 35, a passenger in the ambulance, was also unharmed.

The patient being transported was taken to the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) by Calex Ambulance for their initial medical needs.

Authorities are investigating the crash, and no further details have been released at this time.

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