This New Year’s Day crash involved a total of 7 vehicles. But the victims who were either killed or seriously injured were in two of the vehicles. One male driver of an Audi A4 was critically injured. A passenger in a Cadillac DTS was killed, and 3 people in the Cadillac were all injured.
Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Time: About 2 to 2:15 in the morning
City / County / State: Norwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Address: Interstate 95, near the exit for Neponset Avenue
1. Elefthria Pantekidis was 71 and lived in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
The first 3 are also from Jamaica Plain and were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
1. Haralambos Kosmidis is 75.
2. Elpida Kosmidis is 68.
3. Georgios Pantekidis is 78.
4. Milton J. McCarthy is 23 and from Dorchester, MA. He was the Audi driver.
Police believe that McCarthy lost control, hit the guardrail, and then spun into traffic. That is when he was hit by a second vehicle. The other 5 vehicles got involved due to the chain reaction. It was not clear yet what caused McCarthy to initially lose control.
There are no charges at this time.
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