DUI crash in Danville

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DANVILLE — Police say a 53-year-old man from Groton was arrested after a crash in Danville yesterday.

Troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash with injuries near 1790 Oneida Road at around 8:30 p.m.

Harry Vann, 67, of Peacham, told police he was traveling at approximately 20 miles-per-hour when his vehicle lost traction and left the roadway.

Shortly after Michael McDermott, 53, of Groton, came down the same hill and similarly lost traction.

McDermott side-swiped Vann before leaving the roadway.

Police say following an investigation McDermott was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.

A passenger in McDermott’s vehicle was taken to Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital for treatment of a minor arm injury, police say.