August 8, 2011 – Jean Charles, a 34 year old Boston, Massachusetts resident, died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained in a single car accident on Route 95 South in Attleboro. The accident occurred at around 1:00 a.m. Monday morning between the Newport Avenue exit and the South Avenue exit.
According to the Massachusetts State Police, Charles’ vehicle was on its side with the driver’s door pinned to the pavement when they arrived on the scene. Charles was apparently trapped in the vehicle for about an hour before firefighters removed him with lifesaving tools.
Charles was then transported by ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.
Among those responding to the scene were the State Police, the Attleboro Fire Department and the North Attleboro Fire Department.
The accident remains under investigation.
Sources: The Sun Chronicle, Providence Journal