(4/23/20)Wellesley Police have issued an update on Wednesday night’s deadly single-vehicle accident on Rte. 9 in Wellesley near the fire station.
They’ve identified 1 of the deceased as 18-year-old Patrick Cash, who died at the scene. The 17-year-old driver died at the hospital and a 17-year-old passenger who was in the rear seat is recovering at a hospital from non-life threatening injuries. Due to the ages of the 17-year-olds, their identities aren’t being disclosed. None of those in the vehicle were from Wellesley, though hometowns were not disclosed.
The accident’s cause remains under investigation.
Police, firefighters and paramedics responded to a single vehicle crash on Rte. 9 near Wellesley Fire Department headquarters that has claimed the lives of 2 of the vehicle’s 3 occupants.
The Wellesley Police Department, Fire Department and Cataldo Paramedics responded just after 7:30pm on Wednesday to the crash, which involved a white pickup truck believed to have been traveling west on Worcester Street at a high rate of speed when it veered off the roadway striking a stone wall, then a cement wall.
One male occupant was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on scene. The other two occupants were extricated from the truck by the Wellesley Fire Department. Both were transported to Boston-area hospitals for treatment and 1 died at the hospital.
At this time, it is not believed that any other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Until proper notifications can be made, the names and ages of the vehicle occupants are being withheld.