Medford Suicide Investigations – Law enforcement agencies are investigating an apparent suicide by jumping at the I-93 in Medford, Massachusetts Tuesday. Authorities are investigating after a male’s remain was located scattered all over Exit 21 Tuesday, June 13, 2023. The deadly incident happened on the I-93 south of Exit 21 at approximately 4:30 a.m. Law enforcement agencies were called to the scene after the male jumper landed from the bridge to the highway and was struck by incoming vehicles.
The remains of the male were located scattered all over the scene. Massive traffic was reported in the I-93 south following the death incident. Multiple officers from the Massachusetts State Police and State Troopers responded to the incident. The traffic lasted several hours until the scene was cleared at about 9 a.m. A Massachusetts State Police spokesperson said that preliminary investigations determined that an adult male victim “intentionally jumped from the overpass onto I-93 below, where he was struck by at least one, and likely more than one, vehicle. “Barring any unforeseen developments, no further updates are expected.”
After a death probe caused huge traffic jams, I-93 South in Medford is now fully open again. After police were called to I-93 southbound Tuesday morning to look into a death on the road, traffic is now back to normal. The Massachusetts State Police said that at first, officers went to a stretch of m. after hearing that a dead body had been found there. Before the scene was cleared at 9:15 a.m., the right travel lanes on I-93 South were closed briefly while a death investigation was going on.
The incident remains under investigation, possible jumper from the above overpass to the southbound travel lanes where the victims may have been struck multiple times. If you are suffering from depression or suicidal, please call 988.
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Troopers from the NHSP TroopB Barracks in Bedford got multiple calls at 9:15 p.m. on October 13, 2022, about a silver car going the wrong way on Interstate 93 in Londonderry. According to the first accounts, a car got on the highway the wrong way from Exit 5, going north in the southbound lane. As troopers were making their way to the scene, they got more calls saying that several cars had been forced off the road near mile marker 17. Paulo Santos Moreira of Medford, Massachusetts, was driving one of the cars that was pulled off the road.
Santos Moreira didn’t get hurt when he hit the guardrail while trying to avoid a head-on collision with a car going the wrong way. The wrong-way car kept going north in the southbound lane until it had to stop in the left lane near mile marker 18.8 because it was no longer able to move. Troopers found the car quickly and took the driver into custody.
The driver was a 54-year-old man from New Hampshire named Douglas Lippert. Lippert was taken to the Elliott Hospital after a crash left him with minor injuries. Lippert is being charged with reckless behavior, driving while drunk, behavior after an accident, and reckless driving. Trooper Brett Romig wants anyone who knows anything about the crash to call (603) 223-4381 or email [email protected]. Thanks to a news statement from NHSP.