State Police Investigate Serious Crash in Newton


Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 12302013 – State Police Investigate Serious Crash in Newton


This morning at 6:50 a.m. troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Barracks in Brighton responded to a crash on Route 9 Westbound, near the Chestnut Hill Mall in Newton.  On arrival, troopers discovered that a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup had collided with a tractor-trailer.  The pickup had become wedged under the trailer, trapping the operator of the pickup.


Initially no contact could be made with the operator of the pickup.  Newton Fire Department responded to extricate the operator.  The operator, later identified as a 24-year-old male from Roslindale, was extricated with serious injuries.  He was transported by Newton EMS to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


The tractor-trailer, a 2001 Volvo owned by The Sygma Network of Columbus, OH was operated by a 34-year-old male from Barre.  He was uninjured.


The remaining facts and circumstances of the crash are currently under investigation by troopers from the State Police Brighton Barracks.  State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), Troop H Community Action Team, State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (CVES), Newton Fire Department and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.


No further information is currently available.  Please do not call the barracks directly.