1 person dead, others injured in crash on I-195 in Mattapoisett
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MATTAPOISETT, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Mass. State Police are investigating a fatal single car crash that occurred on the eastbound side of I-195 in Mattapoisett on Sunday.
Troopers responded to the crash in the vicinity of Exit 19 in Mattapoisett at about 12:30 p.m.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 1995 Dodge Caravan with numerous occupants rolled over and left the roadway, coming to rest in the wood-line. Three occupants were initially trapped in the car, and one of the occupants was declared dead on scene.
A portion of the high way was closed for a short period of time to allow for the landing of a medical helicopter.
Troopers closed both the eastbound and westbound lanes at about 1:10 p.m., but both lanes have since re-opened.
The names of the victims and the hospitals they were transported to are not being released at this time.