UPDATE/Correction: Crash in Winthrop Leaves Two Passengers Dead, Driver to be Charged

Updated information from the earlier reported fatality has revealed that the driver of the coupe convertible, a 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse, a 30-year-old man from Winthrop, was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, after striking the parked, unoccupied 2013 Dodge Ram pickup. One passenger, a 28-year-old woman from Winthrop,  was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital and later determined to be deceased at the hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The second passenger, a 29-year-old Beverly woman, was determined to be deceased on scene, as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Winthrop Shore Drive at Neptune Avenue in Winthrop was closed in all directions during the crash investigation and reconstruction. All lanes were opened when all assets cleared, at approximately 6:58 p.m.

There will be charges filed against the driver, to include OUI-Liquor as well as other charges pertaining to the deaths of the two passengers. More information will be released when it is available.

No further information is currently available.  Please do not contact the barracks directly.


The original preliminary release can be found here.