AUBURN (CBS) — A car and a pick-up truck crashed in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon in Auburn. Police say the driver of the truck was cited for speeding just minutes before the crash.

Police said a call came in about the crash on Route 20 around 1:12 p.m. Only the drivers, who are both male, were in the vehicles.

The truck driver received minor head injuries, while the driver of the car suffered serious injuries, police said. Both were taken to UMass Memorial Hospital to be treated.

The scene of the crash on Route 20 in Auburn. (Photo Credit: Auburn police)

Police said the driver of the truck had been driving 70 mph in a 40 mph zone when he was cited for speeding just minutes before the crash. The officer who issued the citation also responded to the crash.

Route 20 was closed between Windbrook Acres and Millbury Street as a result of the crash. Police are unsure what caused the crash. It is still under investigation.

Comments (2)
  1. Remember when says:

    Some people never learn!

  2. Lucy Erickson says:

    Isn’t 30mph over the limit considered criminal speeding? I believe that this jerk should have been arrested and not let go with a simple ticket.

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