GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Edward Conley and Emergency Management Director and Assistant Fire Chief Joseph Aiello report that the Gloucester Police and Fire Departments responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash today.
At approximately 2:35 p.m. Gloucester Police and Fire responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Essex Avenue and Concord Street. Upon arrival, first responders found a single carhad crashed into a utility pole.
A male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was the only occupant of the car.
The driver is not being identified at this time pending notification of his next of kin.
The Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS) responded to the scene and is investigating alongside the Gloucester Police Department. Both agencies remain on scene and are expected to continue clearing the scene into the afternoon. Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.