On Jan. 18, at U.S. Route 7 and Fern Lake Road Junction, Leicester, Eric Palmer, 42 (vehicle 1), of Proctor, driving a 2003 Chevy Blazer, Timothy Davis, 48 (vehicle 2), of Whiting, driving a 1994 Ford Ranger, were involved in an accident. Vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on U.S. Route 7. A vehicle in front of vehicle 1 slowed to turn right onto the Leicester Whiting road. Operator 1 did not observe the slowing and turning vehicle in front of him and swerved to the left to avoid hitting the vehicle in front of him. Upon swerving left vehicle 1 crossed the center line and struck vehicle 2 which was traveling northbound on Route 7. Operator 1 was transported to Rutland hospital to be evaluated and operator 2 and the passenger of vehicle 2 were both transported to Porter Hospital to be evaluated.