Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Victim taken by medical helicopter to Boston hospital.
UPDATE: Wednesday, 10:50 p.m. The victim of the single-car crash on Andover Street Tuesday night has died from his injuries at Beth Israel Hospital. Click here for full story. Original Story A 21-year-old Lowell man sustained life-threatening injuries Tuesday night when the car he was driving on Andover Street left the road and slammed into a utility pole. According to Tewksbury Police, dispatch received multiple 911 calls reporting the accident at 9:17 p.m. at 1411 Andover St. near Sheridan Lane. Rescue crews had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate the man from his Black Toyota Camry. A MedFlight was immediately requested and arrived at a nearby landing zone at approximately 9:34 p.m. According to Tewksbury Police, the victim was flown …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
67-year-old woman was killed in a head-on crash in Ayer in 2011.
A 22-year-old Tewksbury man pled not guilty to a charge of vehicular homicide in connection with an early morning crash that killed a 67-year-old Ayer woman in Ayer last year. Xavier Roman appeared in Ayer District Court last week, after being indicted by a grand jury in connection with the death of Claire Boudreau on Nov. 15, according to a report published in the Lowell Sun. Ayer Police say Roman, who was driving a box truck, told them he fell asleep at the wheel and crossed over into the wrong lane. He woke up and tried to swerve back but struck a Prius driven by Boudreau Bail was set at $1,000 on the vehicular homicide charge. However, Roman also has a pending gun charge in Lowell from October 2011. As a result of the new charge, Roman…
Monday, August 13, 2012
Spc. David Mulno lost control of his bike while riding with friends on a mountain road.
Army Spc. David A. Mulno, a Tewksbury native and 2007 graduate of Tewksbury Memorial High School, was killed Sunday morning in a motorcycle accident in El Paso, Tx. He was 23. El Paso Sheriff's deputies reported that Mulno was riding with friends on the Transmountain Highway near a summit in the Franklin Mountains, when he lost control of his 2004 Black Kawasaki and struck a curb and then a guardrail, according to a report on KFOX14. The accident took place just after 9 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Spc. Mulno was pronounced dead at the scene. Spc. Mulno graduated from basic training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma in 2010. He was stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso. Postings on his Facebook page indicate that motorcycle riding was a passion of his…
Monday, June 4, 2012
Woman was in Florida to attend her grandson's high school graduation.
A Billerica grandmother killed last week in a crash in Florida caused by an unlicensed teen driver, had family in Tewksbury. Margaret Catyb, 77, was killed on May 31 when the Nissan Altima she was a passenger in was struck by a Dodge Durango driven by a 15-year-old with a learner's permit and no adult with her, according to an article in the Boston Globe. The victim's son, Thomas Catyb, and his family, live in Tewksbury. Catyb was in Florida to attend the high school graduation of one of her 10 grandchildren. Another of her sons was driving the Altima and was injured in the crash, as was the driver of the Durango, according to the Globe.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Wife injured in Sunday night crash.
A Tewksbury man was killed and his wife seriously injured when the motorcycle they were riding struck a moose on Route 119 in Ashburnham, Sunday night. The accident took place around 7:30 p.m., according to a report published by the Lowell Sun. According to the report, Keith Dumont, 38, and his wife Caroline, 40, were thrown from the motorcycle as a result of the crash. Keith Dumont was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife was transported by helicopter to UMass Medical Center in Worcester. While her injuries are serious, she is expected to recover. According to a spokesman for the Ashburnham Police Department, the motorcycle did not appear to be speeding when it hit the moose, as the animal crossed Route 119. Alcohol did not also appear …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Suspect had failed to appear for Sept. 27 court appearance.
A Tewksbury man involved in a fatal crash on Route 38 in April, turned himself in to police Monday morning on an outstanding warrant. Edward J. Rivera, 43, 553 Rogers St., Tewksbury, had failed to appear in Lowell District Court on Sept. 27 on charges of driving with a revoked license. A bench warrant was immediately issued for Rivera's arrest. Tewksbury Police records indicate that they had tried, unsuccessfully, to execute the warrant last week. But Monday morning, just after 8 a.m., Rivera walked into Police Headquarters and turned himself in. The charge for driving with a revoked license was filed by Tewksbury Police after Rivera was seriously injured in a head-on accident on April 11, 2011 that claimed the life of 40-year-old Stephen…
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Family of Stephen Allder believes other driver should never have been on the road.
The family of a man killed in a head-on crash on Route 38 back in April is debating the finding of State investigators that their brother was solely responsible for the accident. According to investigators working out of the office of District Attorney Gerry Leone, Stephen Allder, 40, of Medford, was travelling north on Route 38, just before 7:30 a.m. on the morning of April 11, when the 2003 Dudge Stratus he was driving crossed over into the southbound lane and crashed, head-on, into a vehicle driven by a gray Ford pick-up truck driven by Edward Rivera. Rivera sustained severe but non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. Allder sustained massive trauma and died from the injuries. While investigators have closed the books on the case, …
Monday, April 11, 2011
Section of Main Street shut down after rush-hour crash.
UPDATED 4 p.m. The District Attorney's office is still not releasing the name of a man killed in a head-on crash on Route 38 this morning. The collision took place around 7:30 a.m. on a curve in the road near 1619 Main St., just past Mahoney's Garden Center. "The identity of the deceased is not being released yet, pending notification of next of kin," said Jessica Pastore, a spokesperson in the office of Middlesex D.A. Gerry Leone. "The second driver was injured but it is not believed his injuries are life-threatening." Tewksbury Deputy Police Chief John Voto confirmed that the deceased was a male in his 40s. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to the trauma unit at Leahy Clinic in Burlington. The other driver was taken to Saints…