Vt. State Police - 8:40 pm Tue Jan 15th, 2019
On 1/15/2019 at approximately 3:46 pm the Vermont State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Route 128 in Westford. Investigation determined Russel Aceto, of Fairfax, was driving northbound on Vermont Route 128.
Approximately 1 miles north of the Westford Milton Road intersection, Aceto crossed the center line. His 2012 Subaru collided with a tractor trailer in the southbound lane. The tractor trailer was driven by James Kurent, of Burlington.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. Aceto was treated at the scene by Fairfax rescue but declined transport.
Traffic was delayed for approximately 2.5 hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The Vermont State Police were assisted on-scene by the Vermont DMV Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, the Westford Fire Department and Fairfax EMS.
Aceto was issued Vermont Civil Violation Complaint #3343752 for a violation of Title 23 VSA 1038 - Driving on Roadways Laned for Travel & Failure to Maintain Lane.
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Mark Magnant
STATION: VSP Williston
DATE/TIME: 1/15/2019 / 1546 hours
STREET: 2116 VT RT 128
CROSS STREETS: 0.10 mile north of Westford-Milton Rd. intersection
WEATHER: cloudy, daylight
ROAD CONDITIONS: wet
OPERATOR: Russel Aceto
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fairfax, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2012
VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru
VEHICLE MODEL: Impreza
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: totaled
INJURIES: minor injuries
HOSPITAL: not transported
OPERATOR: James Kurent
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Burlington, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2006
VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner
VEHICLE MODEL: tractor trailer truck
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: damage to tractor & trailer wheels and axles
Westford, VT 05494 (Set as Local)
Fairfax, VT 05454 (Set as Local)
Burlington, VT 05401 (Set as Local)