Identities of Father and Son in Fatal Mendon Car Crash Released

The father and son were pronounced dead at Milford Hospital after a dive team removed them from their submerged car in Lake Nipmuc

NBC Universal, Inc.

The identities of the father and son who were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Saturday have been released by Worcester County's District Attorney office.

The father and son who suffered fatal injuries have been identified as Edwin A. Sosa Acevedo, 34, of Attleboro, and 15-year-old Christian Sosa.



Watch NBC10 Boston news for free, 24/7, wherever you are.


Get Boston local news, weather forecasts, lifestyle and entertainment stories to your inbox. Sign up for NBC Boston’s newsletters.

Sosa Acevedo and Sosa were pulling out of a restaurant parking lot on Uxbridge Road in Mendon when they collided with a Ford F-350, causing their car to fall into Lake Nipmuc, submerging the two of them in the water.

After a dive team was deployed to rescue Sosa Acevedo and his son, the two were taken to Milford Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The driver of the Ford F-350 was also taken to the hospital, but didn't suffer any serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Mendon Police, State Police Detective’s assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office, State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, State Police C.A.R.S. Unit, and State Police Crime Scene Services, according to the Worcester County DA website.

Contact Us