An afternoon rush hour accident on River Road sent four to the hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 3, police said.
The accident at River Road and Cummings Lane occurred, police believe, after the driver of a 1993 GMC Suburban didn’t stop for a traffic signal and T-boned a 2003 Dodge Caravan headed northbound on River Road at about 5:52 p.m. [MAP: 1]
A third vehicle, a 2003 Toyota Rav4, was in the parking lot of a nearby business complex and was struck in the accident. No one was in the car at the time.
The occupants of the Suburban – Walter A. Peca, 42, and a 12-year-old girl – along with the passengers in the van, Daniel Garcia, 55, and Diana Barrios, 50, were transported to Salem Hospital. The extent of their injuries were not available at press time.
The accident remains under investigation, and no citations have been issued.