Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning:
On 9/22/15, at approximately 12:37 AM, the Westborough Police Department received a call reporting a three vehicle accident on Rte. 9 W near Speedway Plaza. The accident involved a collision with a moose which was crossing Rte. 9.
A 2008 Subaru being operated by Kevin B. Williams age 35 of 222 Oak St. Shrewsbury was operating west on Rte. 9 when he collided with the moose which had jumped the jersey barrier from the east bound lane. Williams was injured and treated by Paramedics from the Westborough Fire Dept. and transported to U. Mass Medical for non life threatening injuries.
A 2013 Mack truck being operated by Gerald L. Pierdolla age 48 of 555 Summer Pl. Blackstone then struck the moose which was still standing in the roadway. A 2001 Mazda being operated by Laura Bermeo-Ortega age 40 of 12 Overlook Ave. Shrewsbury was behind the truck and also struck the moose.
All three vehicles received substantial damage and had to be towed from the scene. Mass DOT removed the dead moose from the roadway. The accident was investigated by Off. Kevin O’Loughlin.