Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Trailer Truck Rolls Over onto a Pickup Truck on the Mass Pike


Auburn Fire Rescue Department at 4:32 P.M. responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Mass Pike.  The accident was on the westbound on ramp from Interchange 10.  A tractor trailer truck rolled over on the ramp landing on a pickup truck.

The tractor trailer truck driver was trapped in the cab of his truck.  AFRD crews used extrication equipment to free the driver.  The driver was transported to UMass Medical Center University Campus by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.  The driver of the pickup truck freed himself prior to the AFRD's arrival and was not transported to the hospital.      

State Police are investigating the cause of the accident.  The Mass Pike westbound on ramp has one lane open.  AFRD crews are still on scene.

Below are pictures for the media.

Asst. Chief Glenn Johnson