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Fatal Car Vs. Tree Crash in Waltham

By PETER LOBO, Correspondent | February 25, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 022621106

Waltham, MA - On February 25th, the Waltham 911 center received a call for a car into a tree at 72 Lyman Street. Engine 2, Rescue 1 and Medic 1 responded and found a van into a tree. In the meantime, police were reporting a utility pole (also part of this accident) was split in half with wires down approximately 300-feet from the crash. Engine 3 was then dispatched to secure that incident. Rescue 1 extricated the male driver, who was then transported to Newton Wellesley Hospital in serious condition. Subsequently, he was transported to Mass General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The Waltham Police Accident Reconstruction Team was investigating the accident.

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