Department News


Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Sherburne Ave.

On Sunday September 4th at 2:48 am the Tyngsborough Police Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Sherburne Ave just south of Coburn Road.

Upon arrival Officers found a vehicle, a 2002 Toyota Rav 4 had struck a tree, and a female passenger who was still in the vehicle.  The 20 year old female had extensive injuries and was administered first aid at the scene by Tyngsborough Police, Tyngsborough Fire, Trinity EMT’s and Saint Memorial Paramedics.  The driver as well as the passenger were transported to Lowell General by Trinity and Saints.

The female passenger, identified as Alda Phung, 20 years old of Lowell, was subsequently pronounced deceased at Lowell General, the driver of the vehicle identified as Louis Amaro, 20 years old, was admitted with non-life threatening injuries.

Mr. Amaro was cited by the Tyngsborough Police Department for operating with a suspended license.  The Tyngsborough Police and the State Police Reconstruction team are continuing an investigation into the cause of the accident and to determine whether additional charges are appropriate.

Released by:  Lt. Richard D. Howe