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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham firefighters extricated one man in a serious crash on the Mass Pike earlier this morning, November 11.

The patient was flown to UMass Memorial trauma center in Worcester, said Framingham Fire Chief Michael Dutcher.

The “significant crash” happened around 1:30 a.m. at the Mass Pike Service area.

The crash involved a car and a “Car vs” tanker truck, carrying nonhazardous materials,” said the fire chief.

Framingham Fire Engine 7 and Ambulance 4 responded. 

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While they were on route, Mass State Police reported “driver entrapment,” said Chief Dutcher.

Framingham Fire upgraded its response to include Car 2, Rescue 1 and Brewster FS-3, said the Framingham Fire Chief.

On arrival companies found an unconscious male, 41, trapped in passenger vehicle, said Chief Dutcher.

“Crews stabilized patient and extricated him,” said Chief Dutcher.

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Lifeflight medical helicopter was requested to scene. 

“Mass State Police shutdown the Mass Pike westbound for approximately 15-20 for helicopter to land,” explained Chief Dutcher.

The patient was flown to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, with head trauma, said Chief Dutcher.

Mass State Police is investigating the crash, said Chief Dutcher.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.