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Driver lost control of Jeep, police say
State police say one person has died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 in Middleborough.
Preliminary reports indicate that a Jeep Wrangler was travelling north just after 6 p.m. Monday the 40-year-old driver from Mansfield lost control of his car and rolled over several times coming to rest in the right travel lane. The driver was taken to Morton Hospital in Taunton where he died.
The reason he lost control remains under investigation.
The victim’s name was not immediately made public.
The crash remains under investigation.
3 Middleborough men seriously injured
ROCHESTER, Mass. — Three Middleborough men were seriously injured Tuesday night in what police described as “a violent high-speed crash.”
The men, ages 18, 19, and 20, were traveling on Neck Road just before 6 p.m. when their car became airborne, sheared off a telephone pole and rolled over, ejecting two of the three passengers.
“The vehicle involved was completely destroyed,” said Rochester Police Chief Paul Mage.
All of the men were seriously injured. Two were taken to Rhode Island Hospital, the third was airlifted to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Their names were not immediately released by police.
Police investigate crash on Wood Street
A 58-year-old man riding his bicycle on Wood Street in Middleborough was killed Friday night by a hit-and-run driver, police said.
The man’s bicycle was struck from behind by the driver who fled, police said.
A crime scene was set up with a man’s ball cap, shoe and a bag of groceries on the street visible to reporters.
Police were talking to homeowners in the vicinity of the crash to determine if any might have surveillance cameras.
A driver who was traveling on Wood Street witnessed the crash and was being interviewed by police Friday night.
Investigators from the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts State Police were investigating.
The victim’s name was not immediately released by police.