BENNINGTON, Vt.—The Bennington Police Department responded to a report of a two vehicle crash on Monday.
Once police arrived at the scene, they realized there were three vehicles involved.
Both vehicle operators, Jamie Sorel, of Bennington, and Danny Thomas , of Pownal, were both deceased at the scene.
The passenger in Thomas’s vehicle, Tori Green, was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and airlifted to Albany Medical Center for traumatic injuries.
Investigation revealed that Sorel was traveling northbound on Route 7 and attempted to pass a tractor trailer when Thomas came around the bend and the two collided head on.
According to police, Sorel, Thomas, and Green were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. It was also determined that alcohol was a factor in the crash and the investigation will continue.