A Roslindale woman died and two teens were injured after a multi-car crash in Weston on May 25, according to a press release from the Massachusetts State Police.
Ana M. Espinal, 43, of Roslindale, died at the scene, police said.
At 12:34 p.m., troopers from the State Police Barracks in Weston responded to the accident on the ramps from the Massachusetts Turnpike to Rte. 128 northbound in Weston, police said. The crash involved three cars with one vehicle, a 1996 Toyota Carolla, sustaining serious damage, trapping the injured occupants inside, police said.
The Newton Fire Department responded to the scene and freed the two other people who were in the car with Espinal, a 15 and a 17 year old who were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with minor injuries, police said. Police would not release the teens’ names due to their age.
The drivers of the other two vehicles involved were not injured, police said. The cause of the crash is under investigation however, alcohol is not believed to a factor, police said.
The ramps and single lanes were closed for approximately 2 hours to allow for rescue operations, investigation of the crash and subsequent clean-up of vehicles and debris, police said. Traffic was significantly impacted as motorists were rerouted.
The crash is being investigated by Troop E of the Massachusetts State Police.