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State Troopers Seeking Information After Crash Damaged Mansfield Fire Engine On Interstate 495 Sunday Morning




On July 7, 2024, around 4:30AM, Massachusetts State Troopers assigned to the Foxborough Barracks and Mansfield Fire Department were responding to a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 495 southbound prior to exit 27 in Norton. Mansfield Fire Engine 33 was being utilized to block the left and middle travel lanes to ensure the safety of personnel at the initial crash scene.


While positioned blocking the closed lanes of Interstate 495, Engine 33 was side-swiped by a tractor-trailer unit causing significant damage to the fire truck's right side. No personnel on scene were injured following the crash involving Engine 33. 

 

The tractor-trailer unit continued southbound on Interstate 495 after the crash without stopping. The tractor-trailer unit was pulling a white trailer and would have significant damage to the left cab and possibly the trailer portion of the unit.

 

Anyone with information regarding this crash are asked to contact Trooper Jason Valderrama, State Police-Foxborough Barracks at 508-543-8550.

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