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Horrific Early Morning Crash

by Bobby Blair
March 16, 2013

Report by Chief Michael Cassidy added at 3:23 PM, March 16, 2013.

Numerous emergency vehicles responded to a vehicle crash at 7:22 a.m. Saturday morning.

The accident occured at the intersection of Norfolk and Goulding Streets.

The above vehicle hugged the roadway along Norfolk Street before leaving the roadway and landing under the high tension wires.

At 7:46 a.m. a third ambulance was called to the scene ...

Two Med-Flight helicopters were called and a patient was flown to Boston Medical Center and another to U Mass Medical in Worcester. Yet another patient was transported to Metrowest Medical in Framingham. Sgt. David Gatchell investigated.

From Chief Cassidy:

HOLLISTON – On Saturday, March 16, the ambulance and paramedics from Events EMS responded to a 7:25 AM report of a high speed crash on Norfolk Street.  Based on initial assessment by first responders that the crash resulted in both the possible ejection of the driver and the entrapment of a passenger, the backup ambulance, the Rescue and Engine 2 were also dispatched to the scene.  Two helicopters were requested to transport patients to Trauma Centers.  Chief Michael Cassidy and Engine 1 secured the landing zone at Stoddard Park at 7:35 AM.  The second backup ambulance was requested to the scene at 7:45 AM for a third patient from a second vehicle involved in the crash.  Lifeflight 1 arrived at the landing zone at 7:56 AM, and Boston MedFlight 2 arrived at the landing zone at 7:56 AM.  Boston MedFlight transported A3’s patient to Boston Medical Center at 8:07 AM.  Lifeflight transported A2’s patient to UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus at 8:09 AM.  A1 transported one patient to MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham at 8:09 AM.
 
The crash is under investigation by the Holliston Police Department.

 

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Comments (2)

I was awakened by the enormous sound of one copter this morning and watched out the window -- shortly after I heard the second. It was horrible to know that one sound represented a bad accident, but both was doubly disheartening. May all the victims involved recover. Thank goodness for Holliston's Emergency responders for being there to save them.

- Karen Fung | 3/16/13 9:26 PM

This is a bad corner to navigate especially taking a left onto Goulding from Norfolk. Prayers and good thoughts for all involved..

- Jean | 3/16/13 6:12 AM

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