A 24-year-old Mansfield girl was killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 495 in Foxborough Tuesday night, based on Massachusetts State Police.
Troopers responded to the two-car crash at mile marker 33.8 round 5:15 p.m., state police mentioned in a press launch. The Mansfield girl had been driving a 2018 Ford Escape, whereas the opposite driver, a 30-year-old North Easton man, was in a 2012 Hyundai Tucson.
On X, the social media platform previously generally known as Twitter, the Massachusetts Division of Transportation described the crash as a rollover.
Police mentioned each drivers suffered critical accidents within the collision, which triggered one of many automobiles to develop into engulfed in flames. The drivers had been rushed to native hospitals, the place the 24-year-old later died from her accidents.
Officers haven’t publicly recognized both of the drivers.
Firefighters from Foxborough and Plainville extinguished the automobile hearth, and MassDOT inspected an overpass for hearth injury, based on the discharge.
The crash briefly closed all lanes of I-495 southbound within the space, with visitors allowed solely by way of the breakdown lane, state police mentioned. All lanes reopened at 9:30 p.m.
The trigger and circumstances of the crash stay below investigation.
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