Vershire man seriously injured after being pinned between vehicles

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VERSHIRE — A local man suffered severe leg injuries Thursday morning when he was pinned between two vehicles on Miller Pond Road.

The Vermont State Police responded to the incident near 643 Miller Pond Road at 10:43 a.m. Joseph Zingale was found receiving emergency medical services for serious injuries to both legs.

According to authorities, Zingale had been conducting audits and was working from the back of his parked Jeep Wrangler when the accident occurred.

A 19-year-old driver from Vershire, was driving a 2008 Toyota Yaris when he reported being temporarily blinded by the sun’s glare on his windshield.

Despite attempting to stay on the right side of the road to avoid a head-on collision, the driver said he could not evade the parked Jeep.

Zingale was transported to Dartmouth Hospital for treatment.

The teen driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, did not sustain any injuries, though his vehicle incurred front-end damage.

State Police are continuing their investigation into the crash, which took place under clear skies but with snowy and icy road conditions.

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