State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Ludlow

Massachusetts State Police Release–09072012–State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Ludlow

Today at 8:30 p.m., troopers assigned to the Massachusetts State Police Barracks in Charlton responded to reports of a four car motor vehicle crash on the westbound side of Massachusetts Turnpike, by Exit 6 in Ludlow that resulted in a fatality.

Preliminary investigation by Troopers on scene indicates that one of the four vehicles was traveling eastbound on the westbound side of the turnpike.  The wrong way driver collided with another vehicle head on causing the four vehicle crash.

The Ludlow Fire Department removed the victims from the vehicles and Ludlow EMS transported them to Bay State Medical Center in critical condition. One of the victims of the crash succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The facts and circumstances of the crash still remain under investigation by Troop E of the Massachusetts State Police with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. The Ludlow Fire Department, Ludlow EMS, and Mass DOT also assisted at the scene.

No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.