Massachusetts

One person badly injured in Bridgewater crash

Footage from the scene showed a car with its roof ripped off and a pickup truck with heavy damage to its front end

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One person suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, on Wednesday.

The crash took occurred around 3 p.m. on Route 18 at Administration Road, according to police, and caused the highway to be closed in both directions.

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Footage from the scene showed a car with its roof ripped off and a pickup truck with heavy damage to its front end.

The crash involved a Chevrolet pickup truck and a Volkswagen SUV. Both vehicles sustained serious front-end damage.

The driver of the pickup truck was treated at the scene, but the driver of the Volkswagen suffered serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to a regional trauma center.

Bridgewater police said their preliminary investigation shows that the pickup truck was driving south on Route 18 and crossed the center line into the northbound lane, colliding with the northbound Volkswagen.

The crash remains under investigation.

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