Tanker Truck Crushes Three Cars, Injures Two in Chelmsford, MA Accident

January 13, 2010 – John Revene, 47, of Westboro, Massachusetts, sustained serious personal injuries in a car accident yesterday when the tanker truck he was driving rolled over onto three vehicles. Elizabeth Buchanan, 52, from Arlington, sustained minor injuries when her 2006 Toyota Matrix was crushed by the truck. The two other drivers, Richard Frese, 64, of Concord, and Christiane Rabich, 48, from Ontario, Canada, were not injured in the accident. The accident occurred at 8:58 a.m. yesterday morning on Route 2 Westbound in Lincoln.

Revene’s 2006 Freightliner truck was transporting 8500 gallons of diesel fuel, but no fuel was spilled when the truck rolled over. According to police, the tanker truck went onto the right shoulder of Route 2 just prior to the accident.

Revene was transported by medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is being treated for serious injuries. Buchanan was taken to Emerson Hospital and treated for minor injuries.

The Massachusetts State Police charged Revene with speeding, and is still investigating the cause of the accident.

Source: The Boston Herald

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