Today at approximately 2:09 AM, Troopers from the State Police-Norwell Barracks responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 3 northbound in Weymouth. When the Troopers arrived on scene they discovered two occupants were trapped in the vehicle, both with serious injuries.
The 29-year-old operator, Michael Spinola, of Scituate, succumbed to his injuries at the scene; the passenger, a 28-year-old male from Scituate, was transported by ambulance to South Shore Hospital with life threatening injuries. The left and right travel lanes were closed and traffic was continuing in the break down lane. After 2 hours of investigating and clean up the vehicle was recovered from the wood line and towed way. All lanes were then reopened.
At this time the exact reason for the crash remain under investigation by Troop D of the Massachusetts State Police, with assistance from the State Police Crime Scene Services Section and Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section. Troopers were also assisted on scene by the Weymouth Fire Department and MA DOT.