SHARON (CBS) – A young child was in critical but stable condition following a crash Saturday afternoon on I-95 Southbound on the Walpole-Sharon line, a State Police spokesperson said. State Police originally reported the boy, who is about 15 months old, had died.

However, a State Police spokesperson later reported an update that “the child has been revived and is currently alive” in critical condition and had been transported to Boston Children’s Hospital.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mark Katic reports

According to State Troopers on scene, a 2007 Honda Accord veered off the right side of the highway and crashed into a pole just south of the Coney Street exit in Walpole around 1 p.m.

There were four people in the car, all from Lexington: a 36-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman, who were both transported to Norwood Hospital and then to Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. A 5-year-old boy was also in the car. He has been taken to Children’s Hospital with “potentially serious” injuries, according to police.

Police are not identifying any of the victims.

Investigators are looking into whether weather may have played a role in the crash. The area saw some light snow during the day.

About 100 yards past that crash, two other cars collided. State police are looking into whether or not the crashes were related.

Collision reconstruction team, Crime Scene Services, and Norfolk DA State Police Detective Unit were all on scene investigating

The highway was shut down for a short time.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mark Katic contributed to this report.


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