METHUEN — Mayor Neil Perry and Chief Joseph Solomon report that the Methuen Police Department is investigating after two individuals were seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash which occurred on North Lowell Street Monday night.
At 10:40 p.m. on Monday, January 13, Methuen Police and Fire were dispatched to the area of 215 North Lowell Street for a report of a serious motor vehicle crash with several occupants that were ejected from the vehicle.
Methuen Police immediately launched an investigation, through which they determined that a 2006 Audi convertible was operating eastbound on North Lowell Street. As the vehicle approached the area of 215 North Lowell Street, for unknown reasons, left the roadway, proceeded onto the shoulder, collided with a fieldstone wall and subsequently came to final rest in the wooded area.
Two occupants, Mr. Matthew Spanner age 19 of Methuen, and Gabriel Hernandez, age 22 of Methuen were both ejected from the vehicle.
Matthew Spanner was transported to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Gabriel Hernandez has been transferred to a Burlington hospital and is listed in critical condition.
The Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS) responded to the scene and assist in documenting and processing the scene.
The crash investigation is lead by Captain Haggar of the Methuen Police with the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police.
Anyone who believes they may have information about the incident is asked to contact the Methuen Police Department at 978-983-8698