ATTLEBORO, MASS. (WHDH) - State police are investigating a major crash on I-95 in Attleboro early Friday morning that that left nine people injured, some seriously, and created a miles-long traffic jam during the rush-hour commute.
A preliminary investigation suggests that at about 6:20 a.m., a 29-year-old Roslindale woman driving southbound in a 2010 Toyota Corolla struck a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, causing both vehicles to veer across the median and hit six other northbound cars, state police said.
The driver of Corolla and her passenger, a 25-year-old Brockton woman, were taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the Silverado, a 38-year-old Tewksbury man, was taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro with minor injuries.
The other cars involved were a 2007 Hyundai Tuscon, a 2016 Kia Optima, a 2004 Volvo S40, a 2017 Nissan Rogue, a 2004 Toyota Camry, and a 2005 Honda Odyssey. Seven people from those vehicles were taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital with injuries ranging from minor to serious.
The cause of the crash is being investigated by the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, Troop H detectives, and troopers assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.
No charges have been filed at this time.
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