State Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Route 95 Attleboro
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Jason Morse indicates that 23-year-old Gleidson Pereira of Plymouth was operating a 2003 Mazda sedan in the right travel lane of Route 95 North when he lost control, exited the road to the right, rolled over and struck several tree stumps before coming to rest. Pereira, and two passengers, 27-year-old Ivanildo De Souza of Plymouth and 29-year-old Lavdeir De Silva of Plymouth, suffered fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene. A third passenger, 29-year-old Samuel Torres-Mendes of Plymouth suffered serious injuries in the crash and was transported by ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital. None of the four occupants were wearing their safety belts, and all four were ejected from the vehicle during the crash.
The State Police urge anyone who may have witnessed the crash or have information on the circumstances that preceded the crash to contact the State Police Foxboro Barracks at (508)-543-8550.
This crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and the Bristol County District Attorney's Office. The Attleboro Fire Department, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and MassHighway assisted Troopers at the scene.
Due to the crash investigation and vehicle removal, Route 95 North was completely closed for one hour. The right and breakdown lanes remained closed for an additional three hours.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly