Person killed in fiery crash on Interstate 195 in Westport

Police respond to a fiery crash on Interstate 195 west in Westport, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (David Curran)

WESTPORT, Mass. (WLNE) — Massachusetts State Police said a person was killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 195 in Westport.

The crash happened just after 2 a.m. Thursday on the ramp from I-195 west to Route 88 — exit 16.

Police respond to a fiery crash on Interstate 195 west in Westport, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (David Curran)

When firefighters arrived, police said that the “fire was too large to approach the vehicle to determine whether there was an occupant inside the vehicle.”

After extinguishing the fire, a body was found inside the car, police said.

Police respond to a fiery crash on Interstate 195 west in Westport, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (David Curran)

The scene was cleared just before 5:30 a.m.

The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known.

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