Wrong way crash in Brockton leaves 2 dead and 1 seriously injured
BROCKTON, M.A. (WLNE) – Two people were killed after a wrong-way crash in Brockton early Sunday morning according to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz.
Around 3:00 a.m. Sunday, Brockton Police received phone calls reporting a head-on crash on Route 27 in the area of Route 24.
Two people were killed after a wrong-way driver struck their car in Brockton early this morning, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.
Police and medical rescued arrived on scene to find a blue Volkswagen Jetta in the left lane of Route 27 north, facing in a southerly direction. A gray Hyundai Santa Fe was in the left lane of Route 27 north facing in a northerly direction.
The operator of the Volkswagen, a 30-year-old female was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital before being transferred to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston for life-threatening injuries.
Two females were in the Hyundai, a 66-year-old woman, driver who was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital who was pronounced deceased, and a 39-year-old woman, passenger who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Brockton Police along with the assistance of Massachusetts State Police Detectives and the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the crash.
Preliminary results from the investigation determine that the operator of the Volkswagen was traveling in a southerly direction, in the left lane of Route 27 north. The Volkswagen then collided with the Hyundai which was traveling in a northerly direction in the left lane of Route 27 north.
A third vehicle, a red Chevy Tahoe was determined to be traveling in the right lane of Route 27 north and then collided with the Jetta after the initial crash. The male operator of the Chevy was not injured and refused medical treatment.
Victims remain unidentified that this time and the crash remains under investigation.