Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


December 19, 2013



Wednesday, Dec. 11 — At 6:41 p.m., police were called to Chestnut Street on multiple reports of a 92-year-old woman with a laceration to the side of her head lying in the road. Calls via 911 offered conflicting reports that the woman was either hit by a car or the victim of an assault, but police determined the woman fell on her own. She was transported to an area hospital.

At 8:53 a.m., an assault involving a driver of a construction truck who “just punched one of the workers in the face and is leaving” was reported on Newport Circle.

Sunday, Dec. 15 — At 10:18 p.m., as the town continued to recover from a foot of snow, police received a report of “cars parked on the street and in bad spots along Stevens Street.” An officer on the scene reported finding the two cars, but he added the scene looked “like any other night.”


Monday, Dec. 9 — At 10:22 a.m., a one-car crash involving a vehicle into a utility pole was reported on South Main Street. The car was towed from the scene.

Tuesday, Dec. 10 — At 5:47 p.m., a three-car crash requiring two tows was reported on Haverhill Street.

Wednesday, Dec. 11 — At 6:45 p.m., a two-car crash requiring one tow was reported on Andover Street.

At 8:57 p.m., an accident with injury, requiring one tow, was reported on River Road.

Friday, Dec. 13 — At 7:16 a.m., a two-car crash, requiring one tow, was reported on South Main Street.

At 11:46 p.m., a two-car crash with injury, requiring two tows, was reported on Route 125 in the area of Wildwood Road.

Sunday, Dec. 15 — At 11:44 a.m., an accident involving a car that had to be pulled out of the woods was reported on Rutgers Road. Once the car was freed, no further tows were necessary.

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