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May 22, 2017

Middlesex Barracks / MV Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A302086                                                          

TROOPER RANK / FULL NAME: TROOPER ISAAC MERRIAM

STATION: MIDDLESEX                                 

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: May 22nd, 2017 / 1130 hours

STREET: 7760 US Route 2

TOWN: Marshfield

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: 1/10 mile south of the John Flower Road

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: Not Applicable

WEATHER: Cloudy, Dry     

ROAD CONDITIONS: Blacktop, dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: James Massucco

AGE: 64    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Montpelier, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: WINNEBAGO

VEHICLE MODEL: MH

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: RIGHT FRONT FENDER DAMAGE, FRONT BUMPER DAMAGE, ENGINE DAMAGE, LEFT FRONT FENDER DAMAGE

INJURIES: YES

HOSPITAL: CVH

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Bruce Hayden

AGE: 57    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Marshfield, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: FORD

VEHICLE MODEL: EC3

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2:  FRONT DAMAGE, REAR DAMAGE

INJURIES: YES

HOSPITAL: CVH

 

VEHICLE #3

OPERATOR: Paul Blake

AGE: 73    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury Center, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2003

VEHICLE MAKE: TOYOTA

VEHICLE MODEL: TACOMA

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: FRONT DAMAGE, REAR DAMAGE

 

INJURIES: NONE

HOSPITAL: NO TRANSPORT

 

VEHICLE #4

OPERATOR: Jeffrey Maclay

AGE: 31   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Plainfield, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: FORD

VEHICLE MODEL: FOCUS

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: REAR DAMAGE

 

INJURIES: NONE

HOSPITAL: NO TRANSPORT

 

VEHICLE #5

OPERATOR: Towed by Vehicle #1

AGE: N/A   

SEAT BELT? N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Montpelier, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: HONDA

VEHICLE MODEL: CR-V

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: None

INJURIES: N/A

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:  On May 22nd 2017, at approximately 1130 hours Troopers out of the Middlesex Barracks were notified of a five-car motor vehicle crash in the Town of Marshfield, Vermont. After speaking with the operators/passenger’s and assessing the scene, it was determined that operator Massucco was following too closely which contributed to this crash. It was determined neither speed nor alcohol was a factor in this collision. Operator Hayden and a passenger from Vehicle #1 were transported to Central Vermont Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint- Following Too Closely - Vermont Title 23 VSA 1039

LODGED NO - LOCATION: N/A   

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: N

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A

 

Trooper Isaac W. Merriam

Vermont State Police

Troop A-Middlesex Barracks

1080 U.S. Route 2

Middlesex, VT 05602