Hanover: Four-car crash claims man’s life and seriously injures two women

One man is dead and two women have been injured in a four-car collision in Hanover late Monday afternoon.

The crash was reported just before 6:00 p.m. near 817 Circuit St., not far from the Route 139 intersection in West Hanover Square.

Authorities say the death and the two injuries were from a two-car crash, while the other two vehicles were apparently hit just before that accident happened.

96 year old Robert Dill, the driver of a Lincoln, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female driver and her passenger, in a Chevrolet Suburban that was hit by the Lincoln, were taken by ambulance to South Shore Hospital with what police described as serious injuries. Police say Dill somehow lost control of his Lincoln on Circuit Street near Route 139 and West Hanover Square, just before 6, sideswiped two cars, and headed into the oncoming lane where he crashed head-on into the Suburban.

The names of the two women who were injured were not released.

No one in the other two vehicles required medical treatment at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.


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