One person dies, four injured in wrong-way crash in Salisbury
SALISBURY (AP) - A Lawrence man has been ordered held on $100,000
cash bail after pleading not guilty in connection with a fatal wrong-way crash
on New Year's Eve.
The Essex District Attorney's office said 50-year-old Mikhael Sarkis was
arraigned Wednesday at a Boston hospital on charges including felony motor
vehicle homicide and driving under the influence. If he makes bail, a judge
ordered him to remain at home under electronic monitoring, avoid drugs and
alcohol and submit to random drug and alcohol tests.
Prosecutors say 41-year-old Donna Bergeron of East Hampstead, N.H., was
fatally injured riding in Sarkis's car. The 11:20 p.m. crash happened as he was
driving north on the southbound side of the Gillis Bridge that carries Route 1
over the Merrimack River.
Sarkis and another passenger were injured, as was the driver of the other