COHASSET, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating a fiery single-vehicle crash in Cohasset on Saturday that left a woman hospitalized with serious, life-threatening injuries, officials said.

Officers responding to a reported crash at the intersection of Hull Street and Jerusalem Road around 4:20 p.m. found a 2008 Mercedes burning with the driver trapped inside, according to Cohasset police.

Witnesses said the Mercedes crashed into a stone wall and burst into flames.

The 65-year-old driver was removed from the car by witnesses and neighbors and was taken to a Boston hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation suggests speed and alcohol use were likely contributing factors.

No additional information was immediately available.

This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest updates. 

 

(Copyright (c) 2021 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Join our Newsletter for the latest news right to your inbox