Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Train vs. vehicle Abington.

Death Investigation
On July 25, 2017 at approximately 8:20PM Transit Police responded to 236 North Street in Abington for an accident involving an MBTA Commuter Rail train and a vehicle. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: at the North Street Crossing an inbound MBTA Commuter Rail train with 10 passengers on board struck a pick up truck with a single occupant. The driver of the vehicle, a male approximate age of 78, has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. No other injuries reported.

Transit Police detectives along representatives of the Plymouth County DA's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com