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Tractor Trailer rollover on I-93 southbound in Wilmington

15 Aug

A rolled-over tractor trailer near Exit 39 has I-93 southbound shut down and traffic backed up for miles. Crews at the scene are working to free people from the wreck.

UPDATE: Massachusetts State Police are confirming one fatality in the accident. A second patient was taken to Lahey Hospital, and a third person is in State Police custody.

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Earlier today, a car slammed into a stopped semi on I-93 in Methuen, killing one.

Natural Gas Leak in Wilmington

1 Jul

Wilmington and North Reading fire departments are on scene at the Avalon Apartment complex at 3000 Evergreen Dr., where a contractor digging holes for a new fence struck a natural gas line, causing a leak. Companies have been unable to locate the shut-off, and are evacuating the building. Several ambulances have been requested to respond.
The gas was successfully shut off at approximately 11:45AM.