4 Injured in I-93 Crash

November 24, 2018
This car, which had been in the breakdown lane, ended up in the left travel lane of I-93 after being struck.

ANDOVER -- Four people, including a 5-year-old boy, were seriously injured in a two-car crash on Friday afternoon that shut Interstate 93.

According to a release from Andover Fire Rescue, a car stopped in the breakdown lane of I-93 northbound was struck by another car. The impact sent the parked car across the highway, into the far left travel lane.

The passengers in the parked car, a mother and 5-year old son, and two passengers in the moving vehicle were taken to Lawrence General Hospital by ambulance. The boy then was flown to a Boston hospital by medical helicopter.

All northbound lanes and one southbound lane were shut during the rescue and investigation.

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