Massachusetts (December 27, 2011) A serious rollover accident on I-95 has closed the southbound lanes near Exit 9 in Sharon. Massachusetts State Police and rescue crews are on the scene.
Update: Massachusetts State Police responded to a rollover accident at 1:56 p.m. one mile north of Exit 9 on I-95 south. According to State Police 24 year-old Alison E. Irving was driving a 2009 Ford Focus south on Interstate 95 in the far left hand lane when she lost control of the vehicle.
The vehicle drifted off of the left side of the roadway and Irving over corrected causing the Ford to go into a spin. The vehicle traveled across the three lanes of I-95 plowing into the right shoulder metal guardrail, causing the vehicle to roll over, finally coming to rest on its roof in the center lane of roadway.
25 year-old Andrew A. Costello was ejected from the vehicle landing near the trees on the right side of I-95. Costello was seriously injured and air lifted to to Rhode Island Hospital. Ms. Irving was partially ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
Traffic quickly backed up for over 7 miles as Authorities closed down I-95 to assist the injured and clean up the wreckage. All southbound lanes were re-opened at 4:15 p.m.
The Massachusetts State Police are still investigating the fatal accident.