Massachusetts State Police is investigating critical crashes in Danvers and Tewksbury, involving a Chelsea man plummeting from an overpass after a crash and a pedestrian getting struck on Interstate 495.
The Danvers incident occurred at round 9:18 a.m. on Thursday when troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 1 north, on the overpass over Route 114. The crash concerned a Ford Escape SUV and a Subaru Forester SUV.
After the crash, the Escape’s driver — a 34-year-old Chelsea man — both jumped or fell from the overpass, touchdown on Route 114 about 20 toes under, in keeping with State Police. He was transported to an space hospital with critical accidents.
The driver of the Forester was additionally transported to an space hospital. The crash is below investigation.
The Tewksbury incident occurred at about 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday when troopers responded to a crash involving a Toyota Corolla and a pedestrian on 495 North. The pedestrian, a 52-year-old Methuen man, was transported to an space hospital with life-threatening accidents.
According to the preliminary investigation, the Toyota was northbound within the far left lane, approaching the Route 133 on-ramp. Then a brief distance from the ramp, the pedestrian reportedly emerged from the wooden line and ran throughout 495 from east to west.
The Toyota struck the pedestrian within the left lane at a excessive price of velocity, after which veered into the grassy median as the driving force utilized emergency brakes. The driver of the Toyota, a 21-year-old Lawrence lady, was transported to an space hospital for analysis.
The crash stays below investigation, together with why the pedestrian ran throughout 495.