Two injured during crash on Route 22A, Orwell

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ORWELL — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries in Orwell yesterday.

The crash took place on Route 22A at around 9:25 a.m.

According to the report, Keith Porter, 42, of New York, was headed north when his vehicle crossed the centerline into the southbound lane.

Porter then collided with a tractor-trailer driven by Jeffrey Leavitt, 46, of New York.

Porter was extricated from his vehicle and airlifted to UVM Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

Leavitt was transported by ambulance to Porter Medical Center for minor injuries.

Traffic on Route 22A was shut down for about 2.5 hours while crews worked on the scene.