WRENTHAM – A motorcyclist was killed in a Sunday afternoon accident with a car onInterstate-495.
The accident happened at about 1:55 p.m. when the 1999 YZFRI motorcycle and a 2001 Buick sedan collide in the area of Exit 15,Massachusette State Police officials said.
When troopers responded they determined the motorcycle operator had died at the scene. The driver of the car was not injured, police said.
Names of the motorcyclist and the driver of the car are being withheld until family can be notified and the investigation is complete, police said.
Troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crimes Scene Service Section, Troop H investigators and troopers assigned to the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office along with the Wrentham Fire Department and EMS all responded to the scene and are assisting in the accident investigation.
The right travel lane and the breakdown lane of I-495 northbound in the area of Exit 15 were closed for more than two hours after the crash. They have since been reopened.