Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 09232018 – Crash in Northborough, Stow Man Deceased
This evening, at approximately 8:20 p.m., troopers from the State Police Barracks in Holden responded to reports of a crash on I-290 westbound, at the 17 mile-marker in Northborough.
Upon arrival, Trooper Thomas Mace discovered that a 2016 Ford Ranger, driven by a 38-year-old man from Stow, collided with a 2000 Ford pickup, driven by a 30-year-old man from Johnston, Rhode Island.
The 38-year-old man from Stow was transported by Northborough EMS to UMass Worcester on Lake Ave in cardiac arrest. Preliminary investigation revealed that the man had a medical issue which caused the crash. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital. His identity will be released tomorrow, after family notifications have been made. The 30-year-old man driving the pickup had minor injuries.
The right lane was closed during the incident. The scene was cleared at approximately 9:24 p.m.
The remaining facts and circumstances of the crash are currently under investigation by troopers from the Holden Barracks.
No further information is currently available. Please do not contact the barracks directly.