SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – On Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at approximately 11:00 A.M. the Shrewsbury Police responded to a two car motor vehicle accident located on Route 20 at the intersection at Valente Drive (Olde Shrewsbury Village Shopping Plaza). It appears that a 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche operated by John Ford of Worcester, MA was traveling East on Rt. 20 when he attempted to turn left into the plaza. The other vehicle involved was a 2005 Subaru Legacy traveling West on Rt. 20 operated by Steven Diaz of Nashua, NH when the collision occurred. As a result of the collision the Chevrolet Avalanche ended up on its roof. The Subaru briefly caught fire but was extinguished immediately.
Shrewsbury Police and Fire along with U-Mass Paramedics treated injured accident victims at the scene. Three parties were transported to U-Mass University Campus Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident remains under investigation by Officer Richard H Fiske, Shrewsbury Police Accident Reconstructionist.