Paul A. Nikas, Chief of Police
15 Elm St.
Ipswich, MA 01938
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Email: [email protected]
Ipswich Police Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Bicyclist
IPSWICH — Chief Paul Nikas reports that the Ipswich Police Department is investigating after a bicyclist died from injuries he suffered when he was struck by a SUV Tuesday night.
At approximately 6 p.m., Ipswich Police received a 911 call reporting that a bicyclist had been struck by a motor vehicle on Topsfield Road, at the intersection of Congress Street.
Upon arrival, officers located a 58-year-old Ipswich man who was injured. The man was transported by ambulance to Beverly Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
The driver of a Jeep Compass, a 21-year-old Ipswich woman, remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.
The identity of the victim and the driver of the Jeep are not being released at this time.
As of 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, no charges or citations have been filed.
The incident remains under active investigation by the Ipswich Police Department, Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services and the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section.
All further inquiries about this incident should be directed to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office.