State Police Investigating Crash that Killed Two on Route 93 in Boston Sunday evening
Advocate Staff Report
Massachusetts State Police are investigating a crash involving a tow truck and an SUV on Interstate 93 north in Boston Sunday night that resulted in the death of both rear seat passengers in the SUV. The operator of the SUV, which is a ride-share vehicle, suffered serious injuries.
Preliminary investigation by Troopers indicated at at approximately 10 PM Saturday a Kenworth tow truck was northbound on I-93 in Boston. Simultaneously, 2007 Lexus RX400H SUV was traveling in front of the truck. South of Exit 20, the Lexus slowed for reasons still under investigation and was rear-ended by the tow truck.
A third vehicle, a 2012 Honda Civic sedan, was traveling behind the truck and struck the truck at an angle.
The two rear seat occupants of the Lexus, both females, were trapped inside the vehicle and determined to be deceased on scene. They have been identified as Delanie Fekert, 25, of Floral Park, N.Y., and Urashi Madani, 25, of North Andover.
The operator of the Lexus, a 53-year-old Revere man, was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital with serious injuries.
The operator of the tow truck, a Salem woman, sustained no apparent injury and remained on scene for the investigation. The operator of the Honda, a Manchester, NH, woman, sustained no apparent injury and remained on scene for the investigation.
The facts and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by the State Police Detective Unit for Suffolk County, State Police Troop H Detective Unit, State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, State Police-Tunnels Barracks, State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section. The investigation will determine whether criminal charges are warranted.
The crash resulted in lane closures until 1:44 AM. No further information is being released at this time.