August 13 2019

Update: State Police and DA Release Description of Second Vehicle Believed to be Involved in Fatal Woburn Crash

By: Rich Hosford

Update 8/15/19 

 

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and the Massachusetts State Police have released information on a second vehicle they believe was involved in the fatal Woburn accident that resulted in the death of 23-year-old Woburn resident Matthew Carr. The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene. 

 

In a joint release they say the preliminary investigation suggests that the involved vehicle may be a red or maroon colored, multi-axle dump truck, or tractor trailer.  Based on the circumstances of the crash, the vehicle may also have damage to the tire or wheel area. The vehicle is believed to have been travelling northbound on Route 95 at the time of the crash.

 

Investigators are asking anyone who has information about the crash or the vehicles involved, to call Massachusetts State Police-Danvers at (979) 538-6161 or Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office at (781) 897-6600. Tips may be anonymous.

 

Police are specifically seeking:

 

- Anyone who may have seen either vehicle operating on Route 95 NB shortly before midnight in the area of exit 35 in Woburn and areas to the north, and/or Route 93 SB from beginning at exit 37A on Route 95 and areas to the south on Route 93. 

 

- Any area repair shops that may have seen a vehicle matching the truck’s description with damage to the tire or wheel areas.

 

This is an open and ongoing investigation being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts State Police, Troop A and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS).

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Original Story

 

 The Massachusetts State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in an investigation into a fatal motorcycle accident on Route 95 in Woburn late Monday night. 

Police report that Matthew R. Carr, 23, of Woburn, was the victim of the fatal accident. He was operating a 2012 Suzuki GSXR60 when he crashed at 11:56 p.m. north of Exit 35. 

State police say that if another vehicle was involved in the accident, the operator did not stay on the scene and that the investigation into what happened is ongoing. They are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident to contact them. 

“Anyone who has information about the crash or who may have witnessed any part of it, or who may have seen Mr. Carr operating on Route 95 shortly before midnight, is asked to please call State Police-Danvers at 978-538-6161,” the Massachusetts State Police said in a release on Tuesday.


 

 
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