Male Cited After Head-on Collision in North Reading
Both parties involved in the accident were transported to the hospital.
According to the North Reading Police Department, a Lynnfield male will be cited after a head-on collision in North Reading Thursday morning.
At 9:30 a.m. Thursday, several emergency callers reported a head-on crash at 31 Main Street in North Reading. Both the police and fire departments responded to the accident.
A 24-year-old Lynnfield male operator was driving a 2005 Ford Escape southbound on Route 28 when he became distracted or took his eyes off the road and crossed over the center line and struck a 97 Toyota Corolla, according to early investigations by police. The Corolla was being operated by a 71-year-old North Reading woman. Both parties were injured and transported to the hospital, police said.
The male operator will be cited for failure to stay within marked lanes.