Fatal Crash Under Investigation in Easton
EASTON — Police and prosecutors are actively investigating a fatal two-car crash that occurred today on Bay Road in Easton and claimed the life of a 37-year-old man.
According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, at approximately 1:50 p.m., Easton Police and Fire were dispatched to the area of 539 Bay Road for a report of a head-on collision. Upon arrival, first responders located the vehicles involved in the crash and began rendering aid to both victims.
The lone occupant of one of the vehicles, a Kia, died as a result of his injuries. The deceased victim, who died at the scene of the crash, has been identified as Scott A. Lewis, 37, of South Easton.
The lone occupant of the second vehicle, a Cadillac Escalade, was transported to Boston Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. The injured driver of that vehicle is a 25-year-old Easton man.
Massachusetts State Police detectives from Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III's office responded to the scene of the fatal crash and are being assisted in the active and ongoing investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Easton Police detectives.
Bay Road remains closed at the intersection with Dean Street to accommodate the ongoing investigation.
As the investigation is pending at this time, no further information will be released.