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Emergency Crews Respond to Car Crash | PRESS RELEASE

On June 23 at approximately 12:52PM The Tyngsborough Police Department received a 911 call for a motor vehicle accident on Dunstable Road in Tyngsborough by the Route 3 Overpass near the Westford Line.

Officers arrived and found two motor vehicles with heavy front end damage, from an apparent front end collision. Both vehicles only had operators and no passengers… both operators were trapped in the vehicles.

Tyngsborough Fire Department and Westford Fire Department worked to free both operators,

Nashua, NH Fire Department assisted as well.

Vehicle #1 was a 2006 Ford Fusion driven by Lauren M. Calandrella, 19, of 64A Kendall Road in Tyngsborough, MA

Vehicle #2 was a 2007 Chrysler 300 driven by Jennifer Lawson, 36, of 11 Bowers Landing, Apt. 108, Merrimack NH. It took firefighters over an hour to free her from the vehicle using the jaws of life.

Both were med-flighted to Mass General Hospital in Boston with severe lower body injuries.

State Police Accident Reconstruction team was called out for a reconstruction. Initial investigation shows one vehicle crossed the center line and collided with the other vehicle, it’s not clear at this time which vehicle crossed the center line.

The accident is still under investigation, there are no witnesses at this time, anyone with information is asked to call the Tyngsborough Police Department at (978)649-7504


Photo Courtesy of Lowell Sun/David H. Brow