Saturday, November 28, 2015

Tractor Trailer Truck,Box Truck, and Pickup Truck Collide on the Mass Pike


Auburn Fire Rescue Department and the Charlton Fire Department at 4:19 A.M. responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Mass Pike East about one mile West of Exit 10.  The motor vehicle accident involved a tractor trailer truck, box truck, and pickup truck.

Three drivers were transported to the hospital by ambulance.  Auburn transported one driver to Saint Vincent Hospital.  Charlton Fire and Sturbridge Fire both transported one driver to UMass Medical Center University Campus all with non-life threatening injuries.      

Approximately 125 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled.  The Department of Environmental Protection Agency and the Auburn Water District were notified and responded to the scene.  Mass D.O.T. assisted with hazard mitigation.

State Police are investigating the cause of the accident.  The Mass Pike East near the 89.1 mile marker only has one lane open.

AFRD is still on scene assisting with mitigation.  Below are pictures for the media.

Asst. Chief Glenn Johnson