State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Westford

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 10052017 – State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Westford

Tonight at about 5:55 p.m., State Police received a report of a single-vehicle crash on Route 495 Northbound north of Exit 32 in Westford which resulted in the death of the operator.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Christopher Pierce indicates that a 50-year-old Billerica woman was traveling northbound in a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer when, for reasons still under investigation, she lost control of her vehicle and traveled off the left side of the highway into the median where her vehicle rolled over.

The operator and sole occupant was determined to be deceased at the crash scene.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Crime Scene Services Section.

State Police were assisted on scene by Westford Police, Fire and EMS, the Medical Examiner’s Office and Mass DOT.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.

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