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Three-vehicle crash on Route 24 sends two to area hospitals

http://d2om8tvz4lgco4.cloudfront.net/archive/x1018078101/g12c00000000000000040a696af557f8d55257ef96cdc0f4638c168a579.jpgFALL RIVER – A three-car crash on Route 24 sent two people to area hospitals Wednesday afternoon.

According to Trooper Thomas Murphy of the Massachusetts State Police, the accident occurred at 3 p.m. on Route 24 southbound near the President Avenue exit. The operator of a 1999 Mitsubishi Galant, 21-year old Arjenis Marcial-Santiago, was transported to Charlton Memorial Hospital and a 19-year old Swansea resident, who was driving a 2004 Toyota RAV 4, was transported to Saint Anne’s Hospital. Neither injury was believed to be life-threatening. Fifty-nine-year-old Randy Rauchle of Middletown, R.I., operating a 2012 Porsche, was not injured in the crash.

Murphy said all lanes of traffic were blocked for a brief period and the scene was completely cleared by 4:15 p.m. The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police.

Source:  wickedlocal.com