One killed, another seriously injured in fiery Attleboro crash

Attleboro Police Department
Attleboro Police Department. (WLNE)

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WLNE) — One man is dead and another was seriously injured in a single-car crash in Attleboro Friday.

Attleboro Police Chief Kyle Heagney said the crash happened on South Avenue at West street around 5:20 p.m.

Fire Chief Scott Lachance said when firefighter arrived at the wreck the car had crashed into a tree and was in flames.

Fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze. Lachanche said bystanders were able to pull the passenger out of the car.

Heagney said a man in his 50’s was killed and another man in his 30’s was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with “serious trauma injuries.”

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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