June 12, 2024

Crime

The crash reportedly occurred because the alleged carjackers had been fleeing police.

Two persons are going through fees after they allegedly stole a automobile in Lynn Monday night time after which crashed it into one other automobile Tuesday morning whereas making an attempt to flee police, native information retailers reported. The rollover crash injured the opposite driver, a neighborhood instructor.

The crash was caught on video by a security camera above Mayas Market, which sits on the nook of Essex and Chestnut Streets — the intersection the place the crash occurred.

Video of the crash reveals a black SUV driving at a excessive pace by means of the intersection on Chestnut Avenue at 7:13 a.m. It seems that vehicles on Chestnut Avenue had a crimson mild on the time of the crash.

The video reveals the black SUV smashing into the entrance driver’s aspect of a white SUV touring east on Essex Avenue. The influence spins the motive force’s aspect of the white SUV into the passenger aspect of the black SUV earlier than the autos break off from each other.

The black SUV then travels off the street and into the parking zone of a restaurant. The video reveals the automobile crash by means of an indication for the restaurant earlier than coming to relaxation in entrance of a tractor-trailer that’s parked within the lot.

On the similar time, the white SUV is pushed into the oncoming visitors lane on Chestnut Avenue, the place it hits a utility pole and rolls over onto its again, coming to relaxation in that lane.

Inside seconds of the crash, 5 police vehicles cease on the crash web site. You may see a number of officers chase after two individuals who get out of the black SUV and run.

The motive force of the white SUV was 40-year-old Lynn Public Faculties instructor Amber Fournier, who was driving to high school on the time, WCVB reported. She was taken to a hospital with accidents.

Round 8 p.m. Monday, a person reported to Lynn police {that a} masked male stole his automobile at gunpoint, The Boston Globe reported. Shortly earlier than the Tuesday morning crash, police noticed the automobile and tried to conduct a visitors cease.

The automobile initially stopped earlier than allegedly rushing away, the Globe reported. Police pursued the automobile for a brief distance, after which it crashed on the intersection of Essex and Chestnut Streets.

The 2 individuals within the black SUV — a juvenile male from Haverhill and 22-year-old Boston resident Leanna Rockwood — had been shortly apprehended by police, the Globe reported.

Police charged the juvenile with receiving a stolen motorized vehicle, failing to cease for police, reckless operation, failure to cease, leaving the scene of non-public damage, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, unlicensed operation, rushing, and a marked lanes violation, the Globe reported.

They charged Rockwood with receiving a stolen motorized vehicle, disorderly conduct, and possession of a category B drug, the Globe reported. Each are anticipated to be arraigned Wednesday.