A pair of deadly crashes Saturday night time are below investigation, the Massachusetts State Police mentioned.
“At approximately 9:40 p.m. Troopers from the State Police-Tunnels Barracks and State Police-South Boston Barracks, along with Boston Fire and EMS, responded to a crash between a vehicle and pedestrian on Route 93 in Boston in the area of the South Bay shopping center. The pedestrian, an adult male who has not yet been identified, suffered fatal injuries,” police mentioned in a Sunday launch.
Troopers say the person, who has since been recognized solely as a 49-year-old, was seen making an attempt to cross I-93 on foot and close to exit 15. He made it throughout the southbound aspect of the freeway earlier than being struck by a automobile within the northbound lanes.
“The impact threw the victim back across the median into the left travel lane of the southbound side. The Toyota operator, a 53-year-old man, stopped immediately and called 911 to report the crash and was cooperative with investigating Troopers. At this time there is no indication that the operator was driving in a reckless manner or under the influence of drugs or alcohol,” police mentioned.
The state police mentioned Sunday night they had been withholding the person’s identification till his household could possibly be notified of his loss of life.
Another man died in a two-car crash on I-495 northbound in Chelmsford at about 11:45 p.m..
“For reasons under investigation, the two vehicles made contact, causing both vehicles to go off the roadway to the east. (A) Toyota C-HR went out of control, slid onto the soft shoulder of the road, and came to rest against a highway sign support. The Toyota operator was uninjured,” police mentioned.
The different automotive, a Chevy Trailblazer pushed by Darren Chinn, 59, of Derry, N.H. slid off the roadway right into a tree, coming to relaxation on its aspect. Police say Chinn was partially ejected from the automobile and pronounced useless on the scene.
Both crashes are below investigation, police mentioned.