Route 4 reopens in Quechee following crash

Hartford Police Department Cpl. Randy St. Peter looks at an RV that was involved in a crash with a Vermont Agency of Transportation dump truck near the Vermont Antique Mall in Quechee, VT., on Monday, Sept. 11, 2023. Three people were transported to the hospital, the dump truck driver with serious injuries and the RV driver and passenger with minor injuries. Route 4 was closed between Quechee Main Street and Deweys Mills Road for about four hours as crews worked to clear the scene and clean up a diesel spill. (Valley News / Report For America - Alex Driehaus) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Hartford Police Department Cpl. Randy St. Peter looks at an RV that was involved in a crash with a Vermont Agency of Transportation dump truck near the Vermont Antique Mall in Quechee, VT., on Monday, Sept. 11, 2023. Three people were transported to the hospital, the dump truck driver with serious injuries and the RV driver and passenger with minor injuries. Route 4 was closed between Quechee Main Street and Deweys Mills Road for about four hours as crews worked to clear the scene and clean up a diesel spill. (Valley News / Report For America - Alex Driehaus) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Staff Report

Published: 09-11-2023 8:48 PM

QUECHEE — Route 4 in Quechee was closed for several hours between Deweys Mills Road and Quechee Main Street due to a crash.

A Monday morning alert from Vermont Emergency Management went out at 10:35 a.m. and the road didn’t reopen until 2:30 p.m.

An RV and an empty dump truck belonging to the Vermont Agency of Transportation collided just before the antique mall off Route 4, according to Hartford Police Department investigator Eric Clifford. Three people were transported to the hospital. The dump truck driver has serious injuries, while the two people in the RV had minor injuries, police said.

The crash came after a $19.1 million project to fix the Quechee Gorge Bridge, on Route 4 about half a mile from the accident scene, began last week.

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