Police looking for man involved in wrong-way crash in Milton

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MILTON — Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a driver who was involved in a crash in Milton last month.

On September 17, police say they have completed their investigation into a wrong-way driver collision that occurred on I-89 north.

According to the report, Ernest Yangassa, 43, of South Burlington, entered I-89 in Saint Albans and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.

Police say Yangassa collided with a second vehicle driven by Natasha Cameron, 18, of Northfield.

Following that collision, Yangassa’s vehicle struck a third vehicle, driven by Michael Amoah, 25, of Burlington.

As a result of the collision, both Yangassa and a passenger in Cameron’s vehicle, identified as Nathan Mason, sustained serious injuries.

At this time, state police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Yangassa who’s location is currently unknown.

He has an active arrest warrant out of Franklin County for the charges of grossly negligent operation with serious-bodily injury resulting and reckless endangerment.

Additional charges have been filed and are pending at the Chittenden County State Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the Williston barracks at 802-878-7111.

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