Articles Posted in Car Accidents

July 7, 2015: Victoria Tucker, 22, from Woburn, Massachusetts, and Darius Theriault, 27, from Framingham, died when the motorcycle Theriault was operating, collided with the rear end of a car, which was driven by Libo Chen, 28, of Shrewsbury. The accident occurred at approximately 6:24 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Route 9 near Shrewsbury Commons.

Members of the Shrewsbury Fire Department responded to the accident scene, where Tucker was pronounced dead. Theriault was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, where he later died. Chen was not injured in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation by the Shrewsbury Police Department, Westborough Police Department, and the District Attorney’s Office for Worcester County.

June 25, 2015: Connor Darcey, 21, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, has died, and Harry James, 21, also of Wellesley, sustained serious personal injuries, when the car they were traveling in crashed in the North End Section of Boston. The driver of the vehicle also died.  He has been identified as a 27 year old male, but his name has not yet been released.  The accident happened at approximately 2:45 a.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015.

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May 29, 2015: Arkloo Wong, 81, of Watertown, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when he was struck by a passing vehicle operated by Joseph Coury, 30, of Brighton. Wong was standing in the roadway of the Massachusetts Turnpike, exchanging paperwork with another driver, William Hamilton, 73, of Worcester, due to a minor collision, which had occurred moments earlier. The car accident took place near the Allston-Brighton tolls late on Friday night.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Wong and Hamilton had stopped their vehicles in the right active travel lane, and were standing behind Wong’s car. Coury’s car then approached the stopped vehicles, and struck Wong. According to police, Wong was pronounced dead at the scene. Coury was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston for treatment, and Hamilton was not injured.

No charges have been filed to date, and the accident remains under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police.

May 21 2015: John Thebeau, Jr., 62, of Wilmington, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained in a fatal rollover car accident, which occurred on Tuesday while he was driving south on Route 1 in Saugus. According to police, prior to the accident, a silver or grey SUV caused a commercial vehicle traveling in the right lane to swerve to its left, and hit Thebeau’s dump truck. Thebeau’s truck then collided with the guardrail, causing it to flip over several times.

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May 6, 2015:  Brian White, 43, of Hamden, Connecticut, and Todd “Demse” Zullo, of Northampton, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the van they were traveling in overturned on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westfield on Sunday morning.  White was driving the van and Zullo was a passenger.

According to the Massachusetts State Police, the vehicle was traveling in the eastbound lane of the Massachusetts Turnpike, when White lost control of the van, causing it to turn over and collide with the median.

White was pronounced dead at the scene.  Emergency medical crews transported Zullo to a local hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, but succumbed to his injuries and died on Tuesday afternoon.  Both White and Zullo were members of a Northampton based reggae band, called The Alchemystics.

April 28, 2015: April 26, Ashley Hartung, 31, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the car she was traveling in, struck the guardrail in the southbound lane of Interstate 495, near exit 17.  Hartung’s sister, Crystal Legassey, 30, of Oxford, was driving the car, and suffered non-life threatening injuries. Continue reading

April 16, 2015: Last night, Timothy Melcher II, 24, of Cotuit, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the van he was traveling in overturned on Route 25 in Wareham.  The name of the second occupant, known to be a 20 year old man from Wareham, has not yet been released. Continue reading

March 12, 2015: On Monday morning, Meaghan Noel, 22, of Taunton, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the SUV she was driving was involved in and accident with a tractor-trailer. The driver of the tractor-trailer, Sandra Debonis, 52, of Warwick, Rhode Island, was also seriously injured. The accident occurred on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Warren, near the border of Brimfield. Continue reading

March 2, 2015: Yesterday morning, Theresa Suprenant, 22, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained as the passenger in a single car accident, which occurred on Route 18 in New Bedford, near Elm Street. The driver was a 19 year old woman, also from New Bedford, but authorities have not yet released her name. Continue reading

January 22, 2015: Last Sunday morning, January 18, 2015, Winchel Auburg, 41, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the car he was driving collided with another vehicle.  The accident occurred on Route 24 southbound in Avon, near Exit 18.  The names of the driver and passenger of the second car have not yet been released. Continue reading