UFC Champion Jon Jones Had 2 Girls With Him At Time Of DWI, Loretta Hunt At Sports Illustrated Identifies Them

Apr 21, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Jon Jones reacts to beating Rashad Evans in the main event and light heavyweight title bout during UFC 145 at Philips Arena. Jon Jones won the bout by unanimous decision. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE

With determination and investigative journalist work, Loretta Hunt got a big scoop in the Jon Jones Driving While Intoxicated saga. Her article for Sports Illustrated identifies the two young women that were in the Bentley with him at the time of the crash - and neither was Jones' fiancée .

Michelle L. Vojtisek and Cara Johnson, both 25, sustained cuts, bruises and swelling from the collision and were transported to Wilson Hospital for treatment, according to the report. Both air bags had been deployed during the crash.

Johnson, who was in the front passenger seat, attended Union-Endicott High with Jones, according to online records.

Ms Hunt's Sports Illustrated article can be read in full here.

After the jump, another solid quote from Ms. Hunt's piece.

Related Links: UFC Champion Jon Jones' DWI Came With Two Passengers In The Car | UFC Champ Jon Jones Pleads Guilty To DWI, Should Avoid Doing Jail Time | Video: UFC Champ Jon Jones' Bentley After The DUI Wreck | UFC Champ Jon Jones Meeting With Dana White, Expected To Get Plea Deal In DUI Case

Ms. Hunt also put together a short summary of the driving related mishaps that Jones has had in his short time as a professional athlete.The front of Jones' 2012 black Bentley sustained heavy damage, said the report.

Jones, who lives in Ithaca with his fiancée, Jessie Moses, and their two young daughters, Leah and Carmen, was also cited seven months earlier in Albuquerque, N.M. -- where he trains for fights -- for driving with a suspended license. That charge was dismissed in March for failure to prosecute. Jones's New York license was active at the time of his May arrest.

Jones was also involved in documented multi-vehicle accidents in January 2011 in New Mexico and in New York in December 2008 and January 2009. Jones was not found at fault for any of the accidents, but was cited for "unsafe passing" in the January 2009 collision with his fiancée and newborn daughter in the car with him. None of the accidents involved alcohol consumption, according to the reports.

At this moment, Jones appears to be heading towards a legal resolution to this that does not involve jail time. The young champion is also scheduled to defend his belt against Dan Henderson on September 1st, 2012.

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.