January 5, 2010 – Vania Teixeira, 29 of Pelham, New Hampshire, has died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained in a four car pileup on Route 93 South. Damien Davis, 34 from New Boston, New Hampshire, and Marilee Colon, 27 from Lowell, Massachusetts, were both injured in the crash. Maria DeSouza, 39 also from Lowell, was not injured in the accident. The crash occurred near Route 133 at 6:43 a.m. on Tuesday.
Teixeira, who was driving a 1999 Toyota Carolla, was taken by ambulance to Lawrence General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Davis, who was driving a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta, and Colon, who was driving a 2006 Ford Fusion, were both taken to Lawrence General, where they were treated for minor injuries and released.
According the Massachusetts State Police, Teixeira was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from her vehicle. Apparently all of the other drivers were wearing seatbelts.
Route 93 South was closed, with the exception of the breakdown lane, for more than an hour following the crash. The crash remains under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police.
Source: The Lowell Sun