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UPDATE (Aug. 3): Two Teens in Critical Condition After Car Accident

The following information was supplied by the Boxborough Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

UPDATE: Friday, August 3, 10:50 a.m.

According to Boxborough Police Chief, Warren Ryder, the investigation is still underway. The 16-year-old boy from Boxborough, who was a passenger in the car, was taken off "critical condition" and moved to "serious condition." The 17-year-old girl from Acton, who was the driver is still in "critical condition."

"We're not going to release the names of the victims for patient confidentiality and age restrictions," said Chief Ryder. "Their names will be released if and when criminal charges are filed and/or if the victims did not survive the injuries."

UPDATE: Thursday, August 2:

According to Boxborough Police Chief, Warren Ryder, the 16-year-old boy has been taken off "critical condition." The police investigation of the incident has been taking place since last night and into the early hours of this morning.

"We have indication the vehicle was traveling at such a high rate of speed and impairment has no been ruled out yet," said Ryder.

According to a Boxborough Police report, a 17-year-old woman operator from Acton and a 16-year-old male passenger from Boxborough were flown to UMASS Worcester and are stated in critical condition after their car hit a tree yesterday in Boxborough.

Wednesday, August 1, emergency responders assisted the two teens where the accident occurred at Burroughs Road around 6:30 p.m. Boxborough police said it appeared that speed was the factor. The car was a 2009 Nissan Altima.

marilyn mason August 02, 2012 at 01:32 PM
Please pray that these chldren recover quickly. So horrible. Too much tragedy in one week.

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