Car Hits Truck Head-On In Methuen, Leaving 1 Dead

METHUEN (CBS) – One person was killed and another seriously hurt in a horrific three-vehicle crash in Methuen Tuesday morning.

It happened on Riverside Drive at Strathmore Road just before 8 a.m.

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The Honda Accord after the crash. (Photo credit: Methuen Police)

Police told WBZ-TV a Honda Accord struck an 18-wheeler truck head-on.  The impact of the crash pushed the Honda backwards into an Infinity SUV.

The Honda was destroyed.

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The SUV involved in the crash. (Photo credit: Methuen Police)

One person died.  Investigators would only describe him as male.

A female was flown to a Boston hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

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The truck involved in the crash. (Photo credit: Methuen Police)

No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

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