Department News

Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries / Arrest

On July 14th, 2013 at 10:19 pm Tyngsborough Police responded to the intersection of Frost Road at Lawndale Rd. for a reported motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle and a motorcycle.  Upon arrival officers found the operator of the motorcycle laying on the street, responding officers along with the Tyngsborough Fire Department and Trinity Ambulance treated the injured operator who suffered injuries to his head and right arm.  Medflight was initially called to respond however was cancelled; the injured motorist was subsequently transported to Lowell General Hospital with suspected non-life threatening injuries. The operator of the vehicle involved in the accident was not injured.

The motorcycle was operated by Kenneth Anderson, 48 years old of Tyngsborough, the vehicle a 1993 Toyota Camry was operated by Bethany Welcome, 33 yrs. old of Lowell.

The investigation into the cause of the accident determined that the vehicle operated by Welcome turned left from Frost Road attempting to turn onto Lawndale Road.  Anderson was driving North on Frost Road and was struck by the vehicle.

Bethany Welcome was arrested at the scene and charged with the following;

1)                  Operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration

2)                  Operating an uninsured motor vehicle

3)                  Failure to yield at an intersection

4)                  Operating a motor vehicle to endanger


Released by; Chief Richard D. Howe