Massachusetts

Wrong-Way Crash Kills 2 in Westborough, Police Say; 1 Person in Critical Condition

A wrong-way crash killed two people in Westborough, Massachusetts, on Saturday evening, police said.  

State police responded to calls of a wrong-way driver traveling north on I-495 Southbound near Hopkinton. The crash occurred close to Exit 22 in Westborough. 

Police discovered one of the vehicles involved matched descriptions of the wrong-way car.

According to authorities, Viktoria Staskievich, 43, of Braintree, was travelling northbound on I-495 Southbound, when she struck a 2018 Chevrolet Trax head-on. Staskievich was the only occupant of the vehicle. The Chevrolet was driven by Adam Nazare, 27, of Attleboro.

Staskievich was transported to UMass Lakeside in Worcester, where she was later pronounced dead. Nazare was pronounced dead on scene.

Nazare’s passenger, a 83-year-old woman from Attleboro, was also transported to UMass Lakeside in Worcester, where she remains in critical condition.

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