Tewksbury, MA : Maine man killed in Interstate 495 crash in Tewksbury on Sunday, 14th February 2021
A Maine man was killed in a Sunday morning crash on Interstate 495 in Tewksbury, Massachusetts State Police said.
Troopers from the Andover barracks responded to a crash just before 12:40 a.m. Sunday on I-495 southbound, north of exit 38, in Tewksbury.
“Responding troopers located the 2007 Mercury Mariner rolled over into the median,” authorities said. “The SUV’s lone occupant, an adult male from Maine, was transported by EMS to Lowell General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.”
Authorities have not released his name.
“We are investigating excessive speed as a potential contributing factor to the crash,” state police said. “Preliminary investigation indicates the driver, who was ejected, was not wearing a seatbelt.”
The left and middle travel lanes at the crash site were closed for approximately two hours to accommodate the rescue response and investigation.
The crash remains under investigation.