State Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Route 495 South in Wrentham
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Allen Luther indicates that 58-year-old Conrad Lindsay of Leicester was operating a 1998 Ford Escort in the right travel lane of Route 495 South when he lost control of his vehicle, exited the roadway to the left and entered the median. After entering the median, the Ford struck a dirt embankment and rolled over. Lindsay, who was not wearing his safety belt, was ejected from the vehicle during the crash. He sustained serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Milford Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
This crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section. The Wrentham Fire Department, Franklin Fire Department, Wrentham Police Department and MassHighway assisted Troopers at the scene.
Due to the investigation and vehicle removal, the left lane of Route 495 South was closed for over an hour.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.