Police have released the names of victims in two separate fatal crashes.
At approximately 5:55 a.m. today, Massachusetts State Troopers assigned to State Police-Weston responded to reports of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Route 90 eastbound, at the 116.2 mile marker, in Framingham. The victim suffered fatal injuries.
Preliminary investigation indicated that Mustapha Faddi, 57, of Marlborough was operating a 2007 Nissan Murano on Route 90 eastbound when the Nissan became disabled in the right lane because of unknown mechanical problems. The driver exited the Nissan and was standing on Route 90. A 2016 Volvo tractor trailer operated by a 67-year-old Linden, N.J., man, was traveling Route 90 eastbound in the right lane and struck the Nissan and the operator who was standing outside the vehicle. Faddi suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision.
The victim was determined to be deceased at the scene.
The facts and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by State Police-Weston, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, the State Police Detective Unit for Middlesex County, and State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section.
Troopers were assisted on scene by MassDOT , Framingham Fire and EMS and the Medical Examiners Office. The right and middle travel lanes were closed for 2 hours while a detailed investigation was conducted. No further information is available at this time.
No charges have been filed at this time.
At 12:38 a.m. today Troopers from the State Police-Andover Barracks responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 495 southbound, north of Exit 38, in Tewksbury. The crash resulted in a fatality.
Responding Troopers located the 2007 Mercury Mariner rolled over into the median. The SUV’s lone occupant, Joshua Avery, 42, of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, was transported by EMS to Lowell General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Police are investigating excessive speed as a potential contributing factor to the crash. Preliminary investigation indicates the driver, who was ejected, was not wearing a seatbelt.
The crash remains under investigation by Troop A of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.
The Tewksbury Fire Department and Tewksbury Police Department, as well as the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, assisted Troopers at the scene.
The left and middle travel lanes at the crash site were closed for approximately two hours to accommodate the rescue response and investigation.