Interim Chief Ronald Giorgetti
27 Hamilton Street
Saugus, MA 01906
For Immediate Release
Friday, Jan, 25, 2019
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Saugus Police Cite Truck Driver Following Crash that Damaged Power Lines
SAUGUS — Interim Police Chief Ronald Giorgetti reports that the Saugus Police Department cited a driver after his truck struck power lines this morning.
TOMMY PHARR, AGE 40, OF FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, will be summonsed to court on the following offenses:
- Leaving the Scene of a Crash Causing Property Damage
- Marked Lanes Violations
At approximately 10:19 a.m., Saugus Police responded to the area of Ballard Street and Lincoln Avenue following multiple 911 calls reporting downed power lines. Upon arrival, officers determined that the truck struck overhead power lines and knocked them to the ground.
There were no injuries as a result of the crash. Ballard Street remains closed in the area of the crash, and detours have been established through the area. Motorists should expect delays through rush hour.
PHARR left the scene of the crash, and was subsequently stopped by Lynn Police in Lynn.
The crash remains under investigation by the Saugus Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Truck Team.