On Dec. 18 Allen Hazen, age 19, of Rutland was traveling south on interstate 89 in Milton. Hazen was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in the passing lane.
Hazen reported that a vehicle in the travel lane pulled out in front of him and braked. Hazen braked in an attempt to avoid a collision and ended up losing control of his vehicle, going off the right side of the road. The front of Hazen's vehicle struck an embankment and the vehicle overturned. Hazen received a shoulder injury. Two passengers in Hazen's vehicle also received injuries. Milton and Colchester Ambulance and Milton Fire responded to the scene to assist. The crash remains under investigation.