Chief Domenic J. DiMella
27 Hamilton Street
Saugus, MA 01906
For Immediate Release
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Contact: Jordan Mayblum
Saugus Police Respond to Fatal Crash
SAUGUS — Police Chief Domenic J. DiMella reports that the Saugus Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Saturday evening.
At approximately 8:19 p.m., Saturday, July 1, officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Newcomb Avenue.
Upon their arrival, officers determined that a dirt bike had collided with a Nissan Pathfinder. The 25-year-old Swampscott man who had been driving the dirtbike was transported to an area hospital and later pronounced dead. His name is not being released at this time.
The Pathfinder had three occupants, including two young children who were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Pathfinder was not hurt.
A preliminary investigation has determined that the dirtbike was unregistered and the driver did not possess a motorcycle license.