Victim In Salem Road Accident Succumbs To Injuries
No charges filed yet against driver who struck pedestrian.
A 61-year-old Tewksbury man has died from injuries sustained when he was struck by a car while walking on Salem Road near the Wilmington town line Tuesday evening.
Terence Morrissey died Friday at the Boston Medical Center, according to obituary information provided by the Tewksbury Funeral Home.
Morrissey sustained traumatic injuries when he was struck by the vehicle while crossing the road near his County Road home at around 6:30 p.m. The impact of the vehicle caused him to flip up over the front of the car, smashing the windshield and damaging the hood before being thrown to the pavement.
The driver of the vehicle, identified only as a 24-year-old female, has not been charged as yet in connection with the accident.
It's unclear if the victim was or was not in a crosswalk at the time of the accident. According to residents, Salem Road has had problems with speeders in the past.
Tewksbury Police are handling the investigation, with the assistance of the State Police Accident Reconstruction Team.