87-Year-Old Woman Killed, Others Injured in Crash on Route 3 in Pembroke

Four people were taken to area hospitals following the crash near Exit 12; Nancy Chamberlin, of Quincy, died from her injuries.

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An 87-year-old woman was killed, and three others were injured, following a multi-vehicle crash on Route 3 in Pembroke Massachusetts on Sunday, authorities said.

Massachusetts State Police responded to the scene near Exit 12 on the northbound side of the highway around 9:30 a.m. There, they discovered the woman -- a passenger in a 2017 Volkswagen SUV and a Quincy resident -- suffering from serious injuries. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police identified her Monday as Nancy Chamberlin, of Quincy.

Three other people were taken to the hospital, including the driver of the Volkswagen SUV. None had life-threatening injuries, police said.

State police said an investigation is underway but did not elaborate on the possible cause of the crash.

Police said the initial crash caused a number of other minor crashes. Heavy delays were expected exiting Cape Cod on Route 3.

Massachusetts State Police said all lanes were closed for a period of time due to the crash.

Cars were seen in Duxbury crossing over the median to get to the southbound side as traffic piled up.

No other information was immediately available.

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