At approximately 3:30 PM today, January 5, patrols from the State Police-Foxborough Barracks responded to calls reporting a crash and rollover on Route 495 northbound in the area of exit 41 in Franklin. Upon arrival, Troopers found a man had been ejected from the vehicle which had rolled multiple times, and began attempting life-saving efforts. Franklin Fire and EMS arrived on scene and transported the man to a Milford Hospital.
The injured man, a 39-year-old from Weymouth, was pronounced deceased upon arrival to the Milford Facility. The operator of a second vehicle involved in the collision was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation by the State Police-Foxborough Barracks with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and State Police Detectives from Troop H. The crash and its possible causes remain under investigation.
The left and center travel lanes of Route 495 were closed for two and a half hours until the scene was cleared shortly after 6:00 PM.