Motorcycle crash shuts down Route 20 on Nov. 16


Motorcycle crash shuts down Route 20 on Nov. 16
Part of Route 20 was closed for several hours following a motorcycle crash. (Photo/Shrewsbury Police Department)

SHREWSBURY – The Shrewsbury Police Department are investigating a motorcycle crash that shut down Route 20 for several hours on Nov. 16.

The Shrewsbury Police Department, Shrewsbury Fire Department and Worcester EMS were called to a crash near 780 Hartford Turnpike at 5:56 p.m.  According to a press release from the police department, the crash involved a motorcycle that was driving west and a Jeep that was traveling east.

Police said the motorcycle driver was transported to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the Jeep was not transported.

On Nov. 16, Route 20 was closed in both directions between Shrewsbury Commons and the intersection of Route 20 and South Street and Green Street for about four hours. Shrewsbury police said a crash reconstruction was completed by Shrewsbury Officer Tim Charland with the help of officers from the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council.

According to Shrewsbury police, the crash is under investigation.

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