TEWKSBURY – Police Chief Ryan Columbus reports that the Tewksbury Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred Monday night.
On Monday, Sept. 25, at about 8:40 p.m., Tewksbury Police responded to the area of 381 Whipple Road for a report of a single-car crash.
Upon arrival officers located a green Jeep on its roof located on a resident’s lawn. Tewksbury Fire also responded to the scene to assist.
The driver of the Jeep, the sole occupant, was transported by medical helicopter to a local area hospital for his injuries.
During a preliminary investigation, police learned that the driver had been involved in a hit-and-run crash moments before the rollover, and the vehicle had been seen operating at a high rate of speed.
The driver received a citation for Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by Tewksbury Police and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS) Unit.