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

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.

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  • jaygee

    Well, if it wasn’t alcohol then it had to be gross stupdity, right? I mean, when you are driving on the wrong side of the road and traffic is coming at you then one must be a total moron not to figure it out.

  • longtimeDotguy

    “.. whether any charges will be filed.” Seriously? You can drive the wrong way on the expressway, nearly kill several people and NOT face charges? A more interesting question might be whether she will ever be allowed to drive on a public street for the rest of her life.

    • BC

      Put her in JAIL!!!

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