Serious Crash Shuts Down Route 140 in Taunton

A serious crash with injuries temporarily shut down a Massachusetts roadway Wednesday afternoon, according to state police.

The crash was reported at Route 140 southbound at Route 79 in Taunton just before 2:30 p.m.

Due to the landing of a medical helicopter, lanes on both the southbound and northbound sides of Route 140 had to be closed. They were reopened when the scene was cleared.

The extent of the victim’s injuries was unclear.

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