State Police Investigate Fatal Accident on Route 93 in Andover
Preliminary investigation by Trooper David Walsh indicates that four vehicles were involved in the crash. Vania Teixeira, 29, of Pelham, N.H., was ejected from her 1999 Toyota Corolla and was transported by EMS personnel to Lawrence General Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Damien Davis, 34, of New Boston, N.H., who was operating a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta and Marilee Colon, 27, of Lowell, who was operating a 2006 Ford Fusion, also were transported by EMS personnel to Lawrence General Hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries and subsequently released. The fourth driver, Maria DeSouza, 39, of Lowell, was operating a 1998 Ford Ranger and was not injured in the crash.
As a result of the crash, all lanes of travel were closed with only the breakdown lane being available for motorists. At 7:58 a.m., and all lanes of travel were re-opened.
The crash is under investigation by Troop A of the Massachusetts State Police with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. Troopers were additionally assisted at the scene by the Andover Fire Department and the Highway Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.