Car crashed into tree, killing driver

On Wednesday, December 08, 2010 at approximately 1:59 P.M. Methuen Police Department, Methuen Fire Department and Lawrence General Paramedics responded to the area of 620 Lowell Street for a report of a serious motor vehicle crash.

A 2007 Honda Civic Coupe, color grey, operated by a Mr. Michael Croshaw, Age 55 of 2 Crest Drive, Methuen was travelling Eastbound on Lowell Street. Witness statements on scene revealed at some point in the area of 620 Lowell Street the Honda Civic left the roadway colliding into a tree.


Methuen Fire Department rescue crews utilized the Jaws of Life to gain access to the operator.
Methuen Fire EMT’s and LGH Paramedics worked diligently to provide medical treatment.


Mr. Crowshaw received extensive injuries as a result of the crash. He was pronounced deceased at the Lawrence General Hospital upon arrival.

This crash remains under investigation by Methuen Police Officer Chad Sirois and the Methuen
Police Department Accident Reconstruction Unit.

Any questions should be referred to Captain Randy Haggar at 978-983-8698.

Car crashed into tree, driver dead