Teen Victim Dies, Another in Serious Condition After Accident

Police said one victim succumbed to her injuries at the scene on Medford Street in Malden last night near the Medford-Malden line.

Malden Police Lt. Det. Marc Gatcomb said one of two victims was killed on the scene during a horrific car crash on Medford Street in Malden near the Medford-Malden line last night, with another transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

The accident took place at the intersection of Medford and John Streets in Malden, steps away from the Medford intersection of Central Avenue and the Fellsway.

WBZ News reports that the deceased victim was a 17-year-old from Woburn. A second victim was also reportedly from Woburn. 

"Upon arrival officers located a single car accident with the vehicle fully engulfed in flames," Gatcomb wrote in an email. "Attempts to rescue a victim in the vehicle were unsuccessful. 

"A second victim was located, being attended to by a homeowner and subsequently transported to the hospital with serious injuries ... the matter remains under investigation." 


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