Revere, State police looking for witnesses to Sunday crash

REVERE – State and Revere police are asking the public’s help to piece together a crash Sunday night in Revere that left the two sons of a Revere councilor in severe condition.

State Police said in a press release that a car carrying a 30-year-old female and her male passenger struck a van the that Michael and Sean Powers, sons of Ward 5 City Councilor John Powers, were traveling in shortly before midnight Sunday.

The release stated that the gray Toyota Camry collided with the Powers’ white Chevrolet van in the intersection of Revere Street and American Legion Highway.

Emergency medical workers transported all four people to Massachusetts General Hospital, where Powers said his son Michael is being treated for a brain injury and broken bones. Powers said doctors removed his son Shawn’s spleen on Monday and were diagnosing him for possible spinal injuries.

State Police said the Camry driver and her passenger had non life-threatening injuries.

No one has been charged at this time, but investigators are asking anyone n pedestrian or motorist n who was in the area of crash to come forward with details.

Specifically, detectives hope to speak with the driver of a black Ford Explorer that was seen in the vicinity of the crash.

Authorities stressed that they are only looking for information that could be helpful in the probe.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit at 617-727-8817 or Revere Police at 781-656-1116.