Crash in Foxboro sends box truck off I-95 and down embankment

FOXBORO, Mass — A serious crash in on I-95 south in Foxboro caused a box truck to slam through a guard rail and down an embankment at an overpass on Friday night.

At least two people have been rushed to the hospital. The crash happened at the Cocasset Street overpass.

Video and photos from the scene show the box truck on its side, on the embankment. The Subaru of New England truck was carrying car parts according to the Foxboro Fire Department. The left lane on I-95 south is closed as of 11:00 p.m.

Boston 25 was told the crash stated with a rear-end collision on I-95, which forced the truck driver to crash through the guardrail.

That driver was rescued from the truck by someone who stopped to help. The driver was then taken to the hospital with what is described as minor injuries.

“Very lucky,” said Foxboro Fire Lieutenant Colin Sweeney, about the driver.

The driver of the other vehicle was also taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK.

The Foxboro Fire Department says it does not appear that the overpass suffered and structural damage, but it will take some time to clean the area up.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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