Kenyan family involved in fiery crash that shut down Boston interstate

Kenyan family involved in fiery crash that shut down Boston interstate

Kenyan family involved in fiery crash that shut down Boston interstateMembers of a Kenyan family were injured, one critically, after they were involved in a car crash on Interstate 495 on Thursday afternoon.

The accident involved a tractor-trailer and an SUV.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the SUV in which the Kenyan family was travelling in was struck by a tractor trailer that was heading southbound while in the middle lane and then swerved into the left travel lane for unknown reasons.

The SUV then rolled into the median. A Kenyan woman on the passenger side was airlifted to the Massachusetts General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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The family’s two children who are eight and nine years old were taken to UMass Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the SUV, a 53 year old Kenyan who resides in Billerica, MA, was taken to UMass Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

A 38 year old man who was the diver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains unknown at the moment.

The crash shut down Interstate 495 northbound and southbound for a half-hour for a medical helicopter at the scene.

-jambonewspot.com

 

Kenyan family involved in fiery crash that shut down Boston interstate

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