Driver critically injured after veering off Route 1 in Danvers, landing on road below

DANVERS, MASS. (WHDH) - A driver suffered critical injuries after their vehicle veered off Route 1 and landed on Route 62 in Danvers on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Troopers responding to a report of a crash on Route 62 found a smashed up vehicle that had gone off Route 1 south and down a slope, landing on the stretch of road that runs below the highway, according to Massachusetts State Police.

The driver, whose name has not been released, was taken to Lahey Hospital in Burlington with life-threatening injuries.

No additional information was immediately available.

The crash remains under investigation.

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