“A 5-year-old and an 8-year-old and their mother were struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street the intersection of Lynn and County streets. Both juveniles were transported to Massachusetts General Hospital for serious injuries.
The operator, Ovidia Lopez-Esteban, of Lynn, was placed into custody at the scene for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. An eyewitness said that the driver of the SUV approached the intersection and tried to pass a bus on the right.
We have been in consultation with the District Attorney’s office and charges will be upgraded.
The Peabody Police, Peabody Fire, Atlantic Ambulance, and the MA State Police responded to the accident and are still investigating the accident at this time.” -Peabody Police Department.