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State Police investigating serious crash on Route 24

Today at about 4:15 p.m., State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 24 Southbound.



Today at about 4:15 p.m., State Police from the Middleboro Barracks responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 24 Southbound, south of Exit 15 in Bridgewater, which resulted in two ejections and serious injuries to a passenger.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Cory Melo indicates that a 36-year-old New Bedford man was traveling on Route 24 Southbound in a 2000 Toyota Corolla when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into the wood-line. As a result of the crash, the operator and a 46-year-old female passenger were both ejected from the vehicle.

The passenger was subsequently flown by MedFlight medical helicopter to Tufts Medical Center in Boston for treatment of serious injuries. The operator and a 10-year-old passenger were transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton for treatment.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation.

State Police were assisted on scene by Bridgewater Fire and EMS, Bridgewater Police, Raynham Police, and MassDOT.

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