On April 22, 2020 at approximately 7:32 p.m. the Wellesley Police Department, Wellesley Fire Department and Cataldo Paramedics responded to a single vehicle crash at 457 Worcester Street. A white pickup truck was believed to have been traveling west on Worcester Street at a high rate of speed when it veered off the roadway striking a stone wall. The vehicle continued to travel west on Worcester Street until it struck a cement wall.
There were three (3) occupants in the vehicle. One male occupant was ejected from the vehicle as it was traveling west on Worcester Street. This individual was pronounced dead on scene by paramedics. The other two occupants were initially trapped in the vehicle and were extricated by the Wellesley Fire Department. Both individuals were transported to Boston area hospitals for treatment and one victim succumbed to his injuries once at the hospital.
The Wellesley Police Department is working with the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office to investigate the crash. The Wellesley Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit will lead the investigation.
At this time, it is not believed that there are any other vehicle’s that were involved in the crash.
Until the proper notifications can be made the names and ages of the vehicle occupants are being withheld.