Man Dies in Rollover Crash on Interstate 495 in Haverhill

The overturned car as seen from the Interstate 495 overpass. (Mike Jarvis photograph for WHAV News.)

State Police confirm one person died as a result of a single-car crash and rollover Friday afternoon on Interstate 495 south in Haverhill.

First responders were dispatched about 2:30 p.m. to a report of an accident with an occupant trapped inside in the median near the Broadway/Route 97 overpass. Haverhill Fire Department and Trinity EMS were first on scene. There was an initial call for a medical airlift and second ambulance, but the requests were cancelled as the outcome became clear.

State Police confirm the victim was a 62-year-old, New Britain, Conn. man.

A number of other drivers also stopped on the highway to render aid. Two of the three lanes were closed until the car and debris were cleared around 6 p.m.

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