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Police: Alcohol ‘Not A Factor’ In Wrong-Way Wreck On Expressway In Boston

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A wrong-way crash on the expressway in Boston on June 20, 2011.

A wrong-way crash on the expressway in Boston on June 20, 2011.

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BOSTON (CBS/AP) — State police say two people were seriously hurt in a wrong way crash on the Southeast Expressway in Boston overnight.

The crash, involving three cars and a motorcycle happened in the southbound lanes of Interstate 93 between exits 11 and 12 in Dorchester at about 1 am Monday.

Police say 26-year-old Anna Miskane of Lynn was driving the wrong way when she hit two other cars and one motorcycle.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports

State Police Sgt. Matthew Murray told WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey that alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

WBZ-TV’s Peg Rusconi reports

Miskane was in critical condition. The driver of the car she initially struck, 33-year-old Faith Jorge of Taunton was also seriously injured.

The highway was closed for several hours during the investigation but opened in time for the morning commute.

Police had not yet indicated whether any charges would be filed.

(TM and © Copyright 2011 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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