MIDDLEBORO – Rt. 105 and Rt. 495 in Middleboro both had to be shut down temporarily due to a fatal head on collision round 6:30PM on Wednesday afternoon.
Middleboro and State police responded to the crash on the Lakeville/Middleboro town line.
A black truck driven by Patrick Adams of Plympton collided with another vehicle operated by Christopher Backman of Middleboro.
Adams was pronounced dead at the scene.
Backman was transported to Tobey Hospital in Wareham were he later succumbed to his injuries.
Backman’s two passengers Linda Millet of Middleboro and her five year old son Evan were taken by helicopter to Boston hospitals.
Witnesses report that the truck operated by Adams was traveling in the wrong lane.
There is no word on yet on the passengers conditions.
The accident is still under investigation.