MELROSE, MASS. (WHDH) - A deadly crash in front of a home in Melrose damaged a tree and other vehicles late Sunday night– and this is not the first similar accident in the area.

‘It’s just been a really hard thing to see again,” said Jenn O’Donnell, whose cars were hit in her driveway during the crash. “You start not to feel very safe in your own home.” Through tears, she added that the crash happened right where her children play.

At 11:30 p.m. Massachusetts State Police responded to a multiple-vehicle crash at the intersection of Lynn Fells Parkway and Elm Street in Melrose. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Police said preliminary investigation indicates that a 2015 Mercedes CLS sedan was westbound on the Parkway, traveling at a high rate of speed. A 2013 Volkswagen Jetta with two passengers was headed eastbound on the Parkway at the same time. Police said the westbound Mercedes crossed into the eastbound side of the road, where it struck the Jetta. The Mercedes then veered left and struck a tree, following the impact, and hit two unoccupied SUVs parked in the driveway of a home on Lynn Fells Parkway and rolled onto its side.

Police said the driver, a 41-year-old Randolph man, was determined to be deceased at the scene.

A nurse who lives across the street from where the crash happened described the incident as a gruesome wreck. This is the second deadly crash in the exact spot in just a few months, added the nurse. The nurse said she ran out to help the driver but it was evident to her that he was not going to survive.

The occupants of the Jetta, a 61-year-old Saugus woman and a 46-year-old Saugus man, suffered minor injuries and were transported to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.

The homeowners who awoke to the sounds of yet another crash were also shocked.

“This is the second accident that’s happened in two months in this road and I actually talked to the State Trooper that was on scene for an earlier accident this week, asking that something be done because it’s a horrible strip of road,” the homeowner said. “Two fatalities in two months, it’s terrifying, to be honest with you.”

The crash remains under investigation by the State Police-Medford Barracks, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.

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