There were traffic delays early Saturday morning on Route 24 in Brockton, Massachusetts, after a crash involving multiple vehicles left one person dead and several people injured.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said around 4:30 a.m. that the multi-vehicle crash occurred on Route 24 southbound just after Exit 33, forcing two lanes of traffic to close for the on-scene response.
A spokesperson for MassDOT said traffic was able to get by the crash scene but minor delays were reported. Jacquelyn Goddard also said serious injury had been reported in the crash.
The Brockton fire captain later told NBC10 Boston that one person died at the scene and several others were injured, including one seriously.
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According to the fire captain, two people were trapped inside a pickup truck that was pinned against a tree. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. The second person was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries.
People in two other vehicles reported minor injuries, the fire captain said.
At least two cars, one of which rolled over and landed in the woods, were towed from the scene, according to an NBC10 Boston/NECN crew that was on scene Saturday morning.
Massachusetts State Police, firefighters, MassDOT and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner all responded to the scene.
The scene was cleared shortly before 7:30 a.m., MassDOT said.
There was no immediate word on the cause of the accident. An investigation is ongoing.