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Lifeflight called to scene of 3 car accident on I-495 in Franklin

31 Aug

Mass State Police troopers and Franklin firefighters responded to a 3 car motor vehicle accident on I-495 southbound near Route 140 just before 11:00 AM Tuesday morning. Upon arrival, they discovered a head-on collision. Initial investigation showed that a woman operating her vehicle on the northbound side crossed over the median, causing the accident. At least one person was trapped in their vehicle, and a UMass Lifeflight helicopter was requested. Lifeflight 1 landed on the highway and transported one injured person, a man in his 30’s who sustained life-threatening injuries, to UMass Hospital in Worcester. A second injured person was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by ground ambulance. Two more people with less serious injuries, and adult and a child, were transported to Milford Hospital.
MSP accident reconstruction teams remain on scene investigating the crash.


Man Lifeflighted after being hit by police car in Framingham

20 Aug

UMass Lifeflight was requested and responded to Framingham early Saturday morning for a man in his 30’s who was reportedly struck by a police car on Waverly St. The helicopter landed at the DPW yard off Western Avenue and transported the man to the UMass Medical Center. An accident reconstruction team is investigating the incident.

I-84 shut down in Union, CT due to fatal accident

19 Aug

Traffic on I-84 in Union, CT is being stopped due to a rollover accident in the area of Exit 74. A nurse on scene reports two people were ejected from the vehicle. One patient is reported to be deceased, and the second is reported to have significant bleeding and extensive blood loss. A UMass Lifeflight helicopter will be landing on the highway to transport the injured person, a man in his 70’s, to UMass Medical Center in Worcester.