Car Crashes Into Lynn Bus Stop, 2 Seriously Injured - NECN

Car Crashes Into Lynn Bus Stop, 2 Seriously Injured

One woman was reportedly pinned underneath the vehicle, suffering serious injuries

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    Car Slams Into Bus Stop in Lynn

    Video shows the moment a car crashed into a bus stop, injuring two people.

    (Published Tuesday, July 9, 2019)

    Two people were seriously injured when a car slammed into a bus stop in Lynn, Massachusetts on Tuesday.

    The accident was reported shortly after 12:25 p.m. on the Lynnway northbound at Harding Street, according to state police. They said a 2009 Hyundai Accent veered off the road and crashed into two pedestrians at a covered bus stop for reasons that are still under investigation.

    State police said a 54-year-old woman was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital by a medical helicopter for treatment of serious, life-threatening injuries suffered in the crash. The second victim, a 74-year-old man, was taken by ambulance to Salem Hospital with serious injuries.

    The driver of the car that hit them, a 32-year-old Lynn man, was taken by ground to Massachusetts General Hospital with minor injuries.

    Video Shows Bus Stop Crash That Hurt 2 in Lynn

    [NECN] Video Shows Bus Stop Crash That Hurt 2 in Lynn

    A car plowed into a bus stop on Lynnway.

    (Published Tuesday, July 9, 2019)

    The cause of the crash is not yet known. Lynn fire officials said its possible the driver had a medical emergency.

    A second vehicle, a 2009 Nissan Murano SUV driven by Milton Dasilva, 54, of Lynn, told NBC10 Boston tried to help the victims.

    "I tried to help and push the car back because I saw lady on ground and underneath car and everybody tried to push car back," said Dasilva.

    Aerial footage from NBC10 Boston's Sky Ranger helicopter showed a silver sedan with heavy front end damage, still partially inside the bus stop.

    Accident reconstruction and crime scene units are continuing to work the scene, state police said.

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