Woman in wheelchair struck by vehicle on Route 9


Woman in wheelchair struck by vehicle on Route 9
First responders were called to a crash on Route 9 involving a pedestrian in a wheelchair. (Photo/Courtesy Westborough Fire Department)

WESTBOROUGH – A person in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle at Route 9 and Lyman Street.

According to a press release, the Westborough Fire Department was called to the crash at 12:46 p.m. July 5. The first responders found an adult female, who they say was critically injured; police said the victim had “serious head injuries.” 

The Westborough Police Department identified the victim as a 58-year-old woman from Westborough.

The woman was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center University Campus.

Police said the driver – 53-year-old woman from Northbridge – remained on scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Westborough Police Department with assistance from the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council accident reconstruction team.

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