NATICK, MA – A driver is in critical condition and three others are injured after the man crashed his vehicle into an ambulance while driving the wrong way on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
According to NECN, the accident happened at about 3 a.m. Wednesday, near Exit 13 of the Massachusetts Turnpike. The driver of a Nissan Versa was allegedly driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of the highway at a high speed when he crashed into an ambulance.
The wrong-way driver was taken to Massachusetts General with severe, life-threatening injuries. Two paramedics and a patient inside the ambulance were taken to local hospitals for the treatment of minor injuries.
Authorities have not yet released the identities of the victims.
The driver will likely face multiple charges in connection with the crash, as he was not carrying identification and was driving a vehicle registered as stolen.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
This accident is one of many car accidents that unfortunately occur on a regular basis in the Newton area. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident on one of Massachusetts’s roadways or have been hit by a vehicle while crossing the street, please contact Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers today. Our skilled car accident attorneys in Newton can help you get compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses, and justice for your case. Call us at 1-800-LAW-GUYS today for a free consultation.