For Immediate Release: 12/3/2021 11:53 am
On Thursday, December 2, 2021 at approximately 6:55 PM Worcester Police were called to the area of 292 June Street for a motor vehicle crash involving a Jeep and a Nissan. Worcester Fire and Worcester EMS were also called to the scene. Upon arrival, police learned that both operators were conscious.
The operator of the Jeep was identified as 64-year-old male. The operator of the Nissan was identified as a 61-year-old male of Worcester. They were transported to a local hospital. The Crash Reconstruction Team was activated. Officers were notified that the 64-year-old male was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The preliminary investigation reveals that the operator of the Nissan was traveling west on June Street and attempted to pass an UPS truck that was parked on the side of the road. Investigators believe that the Nissan passed the truck and crossed the double yellow lines into oncoming traffic. The Jeep was traveling east when both vehicles collided head on.
The crash is under investigation.