Worcester Police Investigate Fatal Car Crash
Police Investigate Fatal Car Crash
Worcester, MA (February 10, 2017) – On Friday, February 10, 2017 at approximately 4:00 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to 617 Mill Street for a report of a vehicle that crashed into a business at that location. Upon arrival, police observed an unresponsive 74 year old male on the ground next to his vehicle. The victim was already being treated by members of the Worcester Fire Department. Paramedics quickly arrived on scene and transported the male to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
Due to the nature of the accident, Worcester Police Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene to investigate and document the scene. Officers were able to speak with several witnesses at the scene of the accident. The investigation revealed that the victim was operating his 2016 GMC Canyon west on Pleasant Street. As the vehicle approached the intersection of Pleasant and Mill Street, it is believed that the victim suffered a medical emergency. As a result, the victim lost control of his vehicle, causing it to leave the roadway and strike a utility pole. The vehicle continued and crashed into the building at 617 Mill Street.
There is no additional information to release at this time as investigators are still processing the scene.