UPDATE: FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE AREA OF SCHOOL & WASHINGTON STREETS IN DORCHESTER

VICTIM IDENTIFIED At about 2:27am, on Saturday, April 2, 2011, officers from Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for motor vehicle accident in the area of Washington Street and School Street. On arrival, officers observed a motor vehicle with heavy damage and two female occupants still inside the car. Officers further observed personnel from both EMS and the Boston Fire Department working to remove both occupants. Once removed, both occupants were transported to the Boston Medical Center. The operator of the car, a 39 year-old mother of three, suffering from life threatening injuries, was later pronounced at the hospital. That individual has since been identified as Sheila Fuentes, 39, of Dorchester.

The passenger in the car stated that a motor vehicle, attempting to pass them, struck their vehicle and caused the accident. 

Boston Police Detectives are looking for a compact to mid-sized black motor vehicle that was seen in the area of the accident. Please call (617 )343-4335 if you have any information as to the whereabouts of this motor vehicle or any more information about the accident.    

Community members wanting to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).  The Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.