Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 01272016 – State Police Investigate Head on crash in Norton.
Today at approximately 7:25 p.m., Massachusetts state troopers responded to a report of a head-on crash on Route 495 northbound in Norton.
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Christopher Roy indicates a Dodge Ram pickup traveling on Route 495 southbound crossed the grass median and entered the northbound side if the highway, where it collided with a Nissan. The operator of the Nissan sustained serious injury and was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the Ram was being operated by a 35-year-old man. No further information about occupants of either vehicle are being released at this time.
This crash remains under investigation by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. No charges have been filed at this time; the ongoing investigation will determine if charges are warranted. State Police were also assisted on scene by Norton Police and Fire as well as the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Please do not contact the barracks for media inquiries. More information will be released at an appropriate time.