A Tewksbury resident was cited for speeding, marked lanes violation and operating to endanger following a crash on Route 93 in Andover early Friday morning that left a 40-year-old Andover man dead, according to police.
Massachusetts State Police responded to a call for a motor vehicle crash involving two cars on Route 93 northbound by Exit 45 in Andover at 3 a.m. on Friday.
Upon arrival, troopers found Andover Police officers performing CPR on one person and giving first aid to another person with a head injury.
Preliminary reports indicate that a 2009 Honda FIT, driven by Eoin Collins-Lyman, 27, of Tewksbury, was traveling northbound when it changed lanes from the middle to the left lane to avoid a slower moving vehicle.
The Honda then crashed into the median guardrail, causing Collins-Lyman to be ejected, and rolled back into the left travel lane.
Collins-Lyman was treated for head injuries and transported to Lawrence Hospital by Andover EMS.
A second vehicle, a 2005 Land Rover, was also traveling northbound when it struck the Honda that had come to rest in the left travel lane.
The Land Rover then crossed all lanes of traffic, rolled over, and came to rest in the breakdown lane. The operator, a 40-year-old man from Andover, was ejected in the crash declared deceased.
At this time we are not releasing the deceased person’s name pending next of kin notification.
State Police issued a citation to Collins-Lyman for speeding, marked lanes violation and operating to endanger. The investigation into the fatality is ongoing.
Route 93 northbound was closed for approximately three hours to allow for rescue operations, crash investigation, and cleanup.
The facts and circumstances of the crash are under investigation by Troop A of Massachusetts State Police with the State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. Troopers were assisted by Andover Police and Fire Departments and Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
No further information is being released at this time.