UPDATE – MSP INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH IN SUMNER TUNNEL

Update – Operator Identified, November 22, at 3:15 p.m.

Today at approximately 3:20 a.m. Troopers from the State Police-Tunnels Barracks responded to a single-vehicle crash in the Sumner Tunnel on the ramp to Storrow Drive Boston. When the Troopers arrived on scene they discovered three occupants in the vehicle, each with serious injuries.  

The 24-year-old operator, Michael Lap of Northampton, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The passengers, an 18-year-old woman and 22-year-old man, were transported by ambulance to an Mass General Hospital with serious injuries. The ramp was closed during investigation and clean up of the vehicle.

The facts and circumstances of the the crash remain under investigation by Troop H 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 Medical Examiner’s Office, Boston EMS, and Mass DOT.