2 pedestrians sustain serious injuries when car crashes into bus shelter in Lynn

Police are continuing to investigate to see if criminal charges are warranted.

Crash scene in Lynn.
–Massachusetts State Police

Two pedestrians sustained serious injuries when a car crashed into a bus shelter on the Lynnway at Harding Street in Lynn, according to state police.

Police were called to the scene around 12:25 p.m. Tuesday. A woman at the bus stop was taken by medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital with what were believed to be life-threatening injuries, police said. The second victim, a man, was taken to Salem Hospital, according to authorities.

Following an investigation, police say they believe a 2009 Hyundai Accent, being driven by a 32-year-old Lynn man, crashed into the bus shelter. Police aren’t sure what caused the car to go off the road, but authorities believe a 2009 Nissan Murano, being driven by a 54-year-old Lynn man, may also have been involved.


The man driving the Accent was taken to the hospital with potential minor injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate to determine if one or both of the drivers should be charged.