AUBURN (CBS) – The westbound side of the Mass Pike has reopened after a fatal crash in Auburn.
A six-year-old girl was killed and an adult and two other children sustained minor injuries.
It happened around 1 p.m.
Two vehicles were involved – a truck and a Chrysler Town and Country van.
A State Police investigation has determined that the van was traveling in the middle lane when the vehicle made contact with the box truck. After the contacting the truck, the van lost control hitting the guardrail near the breakdown lane.
The six-year-old girl was ejected from the van.
The van then careened across all three lanes, hit the guardrail along the median, and flipped over onto its roof.
The driver of the box truck was not injured.
The westbound side of the Mass Pike was closed for much of the afternoon.