May 9, 2012 – Michelle Rheaume, 29, of Salem, Massachusetts, has sustained serious personal injuries in a two car crash. Vincent Aleci, 61, from Haverhill, allegedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed into Rheaume’s car. The accident occurred just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of Zachary’s Crossing and Route 111 in Salem.
According to police, Rheaume was transported to Lawrence General Hospital and then transferred by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital, where she remains in life threatening condition. Aleci sustained minor scratches to his hands, but no other injuries.
Police have stated Aleci was at fault and charges are expected to be filed. However, they do no suspect that he was impaired. The accident remains under investigation by the Salem Police Department Technical Accident Reconstruction team.