State Police Investigate Serious Crash on Route 95 South in Dedham
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Samantha Stuckey indicates that a 1999 Honda Odyssey operated by 36-year-old Rupal Patel of Bourne was traveling in the left travel lane of Route 95 South when she lost control, veered to the right striking the guardrail and then veered back to the left coming to rest in the grass median. Patel, who was wearing a safety belt, was transported by ambulance to Beth Israel Hospital. In addition to the operator, the vehicle contained seven other passengers (five juveniles and two adults). All five juvenile passengers and one adult passenger were ejected from the vehicle. Three juvenile passengers were transported by ambulance to Children's Hospital and two juvenile passengers were transported to Beth Israel Hospital. 40-year-old Tina Patel of Falmouth, who was wearing a safety belt, was the front seat passenger and she was transported by ambulance to Brigham and Woman's Hospital. 35-year-old Mya Patel of Bourne, who was not wearing a safety belt and was ejected, was the center passenger in the second row and she was transported by ambulance to Brigham and Woman's Hospital.
This crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. The Dedham Fire Department, Westwood Fire Department, and MassHighway assisted Troopers at the scene.
Due to the investigation, the right travel lanes of Route 95 South were closed for approximately 2 hours.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.