Wednesday, April 24, 2013
All lanes of I-93 through Andover are now open but a multi-vehicle accident around 5 p.m. closed all northbound lanes and back traffic up 11 miles.
Police have reported that multi-vehicles, one being a garabage truck were involved in an accident on Interstate 93 near exit 43 this afternoon. Shortly after the accident, police closed all northbound lane at the one section of Interstate 93 in Andover, backing up traffic close to 11 miles. Initial reports state that the accident involved a tractor-trailer and a garabge truck, and that there was a possibility of fuel leakage into the ground. Police also said several other vehicles were involved as well. Check back with Andover Patch for updates.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A 47-year-old Andover man died at the scene after head-on collision on Route 125.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Nobody was injured in a car fire on Interstate 93 Wednesday morning.
Andover Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a car that caught fire on an off ramp on Interstate 93 soutbound Wednesday afternoon in Andover, according to WHDH. After the car caught fire, a plow driver pulled over to help the opeartor of the motor vehicle. As he was leading her to behind his truck to safety, leaking fuel that had run down the side of the road caught fire. The plow truck nearly caught fire before he was able to back it up out of harms way. Read the full article on WHDH.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Haverhill man Robert V. Bryant, 52, pleaded guilty in Salem District Court this week to charges of vehicular manslaughter, following an accident in 2010 where Bryant struck a woman at the State Police Barracks in Andover, which eventually caused her death
A Salem judge ordered Haverhill man Robert Bryant serve over three years of prison time after being convicted of running down a Haverhill woman at the State Police Barracks in Andover, according to the Eagle Tribune. Bryant pleaded not guilty in court this week on charges of vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crime. In Dec. of 2010, Bryant had hit Haverhill woman Cynthia Anne Ray, 30, while she was in the parking lot of the State Police barracks. Bryant was released on $10,000 bail. Read more on the Eagle Tribune website.
Monday, January 7, 2013
A 70-year-old North Andover man was flown to Boston for serious injuries sustained in a car accident on Route 125 in Andover Monday afternoon.
State Police are investigating the cause of a one-car accident that occurred on Route 125 at Route 28 Monday afternoon in Andover and left an elderly man seriously injured. According to State Trooper Kenneth Gaetz, police first reported the accident at 1:55 p.m on Monday. Gaetz said that North Andover resident James Sheridan was traveling in his 2011 Ford Taurus on Route 125 when he left the roadway, for unknown reasons, and directly hit the concrete bridge support for one of the overpasses at the Route 125 and Route 28 interchange in Andover. Andover Fire and Rescue responded with extrication tools and had to use the Jaws of Life to get Sheridan from the vehicle. Traffic on both Route 125 north and south were stopped to allow a medical …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Andover fire staff and State Police helped clear the scene and had the trailer up right within a half hour.
State Police responded to a call of a tractor trailer on its side on the off ramp to Interstate 93 Northbound to Interstate 495 Southbound. The operator only suffered minor injuries and the ramp as well as the ramp to 93 Northbound from 495 southbound was opened by 2 p.m.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A source from the hospital confirmed the news this afternoon.
The owner of Bill DeLuca's Woodworth Chevrolet-Cadillac in Andover is currently in critical condition after a tree fell on his car last night in his home town of Windham, N.H. William Deluca III is currently at Massachusetts General Hospital according to an official from public affairs at the facility. No other details on Deluca's condition are available at this time. Emergency management officials were not immediately available for comment this morning, but a hoard of police and fire vehicles responded to Range Road near Cobbett's Pond Road on Monday at around 5:30 p.m. The officer directing traffic away from the scene reported that there had been a "very bad accident," and that the entire area was closed down. The incident took place at …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Zahir Khan, 64, died Sunday after crashing his car in Andover.
Zahir Khan, the 64-year-old Salem, N.H. man killed in a crash Sunday morning, was "a wonderful, dedicated family man," according to a long-time friend. Sherry Burke said in an email that she has known Khan's family for more than 15 years. She said Khan was a native of Pakistan, who "loved and was faithful to the traditions of his homeland." But he also fell in love with the freedom that he found upon moving to the United States many years ago. "He was the type of man that was stern but fair," Burke said. "He was like any other father. He wanted the best for his sons. He wanted them to study, get good grades, choose a career path (not just a job but a career), be smart financially. Above all, he wanted them to remember that family sticks …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Police say that the incident may have been an attempted break-in.
Police that the SUV that crashed into the front of Royal Jewelers this morning was stolen and the crash may have been an attempted break-in, according to an article in the Eagle Tribune. The driver fled the scene after the accident and no other injuries were reported. The crash damaged the front wooden facade of the building and the door. However, the glass display cases did not shatter. The store owner said that the car was coming from Chestnut Street and drove straight across Main Street, hitting the door. Read the full article on the Eagle Tribune website.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
When you want to know more about an accident and don't see any attention in the news, there are ways to find out the information you need.
The Andover Police Department keeps all details on accidents in Andover and it is always best to show up in person when it is possible you may be requesting a report from the police. Anyone can look at the police logs, which are located in the large black binders on the table next to the main desk in the Public Safety Center. They contain all of your basic information, such as time, place, responding officers, how many vehicles, injuries, requests for ambulances or requests for tows. If serious enough, the logs will also contain extra information like whether the accident contained a rollover or personal entrapment. The Police log binders typically contain log items dating back about a month. If that's not enough, you can always go the …