State Police are reportedly leading an investigation into a fatal crash on the Mt. Hope Bridge Saturday night.
Updated at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Motorists were directed to find alternate routes Saturday night after police closed Mt. Hope Bridge to all traffic following a serious motor vehicle crash. Multiple sources from both the Portsmouth Fire and Police Departments confirmed the crash involved a fatality. Information about the victim or possible victims is unknown at this time. According to The Providence Journal, one man died and five other people were injured after a two-vehicle crash around 7 p.m. The identity of the deceased man and those injured have not been released. Multiple people were reported to be injured, according to Capt. Michael O'Brien, spokesperson for the Portsmouth Fire Department. Portsmouth and Bristol Rescues were called …
Massachusetts State Police believe speed was a factor in the death of a 28-year-old Bristol resident.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Massachusetts State Police are conducting an ongoing investigation following a fatal crash on Saturday morning involving a 28-year-old Bristol man. According to a release from the Massachusetts State Police, troopers responded to a single-vehicle rollover on Route 195 eastbound, west of Exit 3, in Swansea at 1:23 a.m. A preliminary investigation by Trooper Gary Jones indicates that Timothy Carrig, 28, of Bristol, was operating a 2004 Ford F150 in eastbound direction when the driver left the roadway and entered the grassy shoulder on the side of the road. The vehicle re-entered the roadway and traveled across all three eastbound lanes as it rolled over. According to police, the driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected onto the …