June 15, 2024

Native Information

The crashes on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday stay beneath investigation.

Police are investigating three separate crashes in Grafton, East Longmeadow, and Fall River this week, two of which every resulted in fatalities. 

State police responded round 9:28 p.m. on Wednesday to 2 associated multiple-vehicle crashes on the Mass. Pike in Grafton that resulted within the loss of life of a 22-year-old Longmeadow girl. Police stated the preliminary investigation signifies that first, a Subaru, Honda, and Kia had been concerned in a crash, with two of the automobiles colliding with the middle median barrier and coming to relaxation within the center and left-hand lanes. The third car struck a guardrail and ended up within the breakdown lane. 

Moments later, a crash occurred involving two tractor trailers and a field truck, inflicting one of many vans to overturn onto the Subaru concerned within the preliminary crash. The driving force of the Subaru, recognized by police as Claudia Lukas, 22, of Longmeadow, was taken to UMass Medical Heart in Worcester the place she was pronounced lifeless. Three different people, two drivers and one passenger, from the automobiles and vans concerned within the crashes sustained minor accidents, based on police.

On Thursday, East Longmeadow police responded round 8:50 p.m. to the report of an grownup feminine mendacity within the roadway within the space of Elm Road and Hanward Hill. Police stated the preliminary investigation signifies the lady’s car ran out of fuel, and she or he was trying to flag down different drivers, on the lookout for help, when she was struck by a automobile that left the scene. Police stated the extent of her accidents is unknown. 

“Proof on the scene suggests the suspect car could also be a Mercedes, which may have entrance finish injury, particularly the entrance grill space,” Longmeadow police stated. 

Anybody with data is being requested to contact the division at 413-525-5440.

State police responded Friday round 5:15 a.m. to a deadly pedestrian crash on Route 24 north in Fall River. Police stated the preliminary investigation signifies a Ford pickup pushed by a 44-year-old Fall River man struck a lady, who died on the scene.

The circumstances of the crash, together with why the lady was on the freeway, stay beneath investigation.