Interim Chief Ronald Giorgetti
27 Hamilton Street
Saugus, MA 01906
For Immediate Release
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019
Contact: John Guilfoil
Saugus Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
SAUGUS — Interim Police Chief Ronald Giorgetti reports that the Saugus Police Department is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash Sunday afternoon.
At approximately 1:30 p.m., Saugus Police responded to a home on Hammersmith Drive for a report of a vehicle that crashed through a garage and went down an embankment.
The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The cause of the crash is under investigation and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS) has responded to the scene to assist.
The victim was the lone occupant of the vehicle.
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has also responded to the scene after a report of an oil leak.
No additional information will be released at this time.