Wrong-Way Driver Causes Serious Crash in Reading, Massachusetts

A wrong-way driver caused a serious crash in Reading, Massachusetts, on Sunday morning.

The accident happened on Route 95 southbound in the area of exit 37A.

A preliminary investigation by Massachusetts State Police indicates that a 26-year-old woman from Conway, South Carolina was traveling northbound in the southbound travel lanes in a 2013 Honda Civic when her vehicle struck a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, which was traveling southbound at the time.

The driver of the Honda, a 24-year-old man from Nashua, New Hampshire, was transported to Lahey Hospital in Burlington with serious injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation but alcohol is believed to have been a factor as it relates to the wrong-way driver.

State Police were assisted on scene by Reading Fire and EMS, Reading Police, and MassDOT.

No other information was immediately available. 

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