Police: Drag Racer Causes South Burlington Crash

South Burlington Drag Racing Crash 2

South Burlington Police say a father and his 10-year-old daughter were injured when a drag racer crashed into their car Wednesday.

The crash happened on Kennedy Drive from Twin Oaks Terrace.

The father and daughter, inside a gold sedan, were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Police say the crash caused extensive damage.

The driver of the truck, Tyler Richards,18, of Shelburne, Vt., is accused of driving in excess of the posted speed limit. He was issued a citation for negligent operation.

Police say Richards was racing with another vehicle prior to the crash.

He is due in court in April.

Police are reminding the public that they have an obligation to put the safety of others before anything else.

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