Barnstable Woman Suffers Serious Injuries in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

STATE POLICEPLAINVILLE – A Barnstable woman suffered serious injuries early this morning in a fatal wrong-way crash on Interstate 495 in Plainville.

A Norton man who was driving a car northbound in the southbound lanes was killed after he crashed into a car driven by the 21-year-old Barnstable woman around 2 a.m. between exits 13 and 14.

The woman was taken to Rhode Island Hospital.

The names of the victims have not been released.

The crash is being investigated by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.

Police are not sure when or where the wrong-way driver entered the southbound lanes of the highway.

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