9/13/22 Motor Vehicle Crash on Route 116 in Bristol, Vermont
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9/13/22 Motor Vehicle Crash on Route 116 in Bristol, Vermont

by | Sep 18, 2022 | Firm News |

September 13, 2022
New Haven Barracks – Motor Vehicle Crash
STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 22B5002866

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jacqueline June

STATION: New Haven

CONTACT#: (802)388-4919

DATE/TIME: 09/13/2022, 0834 hours

STREET: VT Route 116

TOWN: Bristol

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Meehan Road

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Cloudy, Raining

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Asa Vessa

AGE: 25

Seatbelt? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Middlebury, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Camry

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: N/A

VEHICLE #

OPERATOR: Jason Cota

AGE: 56

Seatbelt? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Starksboro, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2010

VEHICLE MAKE: GMC

VEHICLE MODEL: Sierra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: N/A

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On September 13, 2022, at approximately 0834 hours, Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash located on VT Route 116 near the intersection with Meehan Road in the Town of Bristol. Investigation revealed Asa Vessa (25) of Middlebury, VT was traveling south on VT Route 116 in a Toyota Camry, while Jason Cota (56) of Starksboro, VT was traveling north in a GMC Sierra.

Vessa began to hydroplane, entering the northbound lane of travel while traveling south. Cota attempted to avoid the collision by pulling onto the shoulder of the northbound lane of travel. Vessa subsequently collided head-on with Cota.

Both Cota and Vessa sustained minor injuries in the collision and both vehicles were totaled as a result of the crash.

VT Route 116 in the area of Meehan Road was temporarily closed and then temporarily reduced to one lane of travel.

The Vermont State Police were assisted by the Bristol Fire Department, Bristol Rescue, and Bristol Heavy Rescue.

VCVC: Pending

LODGED: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

COURT ACTION: N/A

*Please note court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

Trooper Jacqueline June (468)

Vermont State Police

B Troop- New Haven

2490 Ethan Allen Hwy

New Haven, VT 05472

Tel: (802)388-4919

Fax: (802)452-7918

Email: [email protected]

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