EAST BRIDGEWATER —The East Bridgewater Police Department wishes to provide an update on the fatal crash on Route 18 that occurred yesterday afternoon.
The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Christopher Dobbins, Age 28, of Whitman.
At about 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, East Bridgewater Police and Fire were dispatched to a report of a crash in the area of 698 Bedford St. (Route 18). Upon arrival, first responders determined that a single vehicle left the roadway, crashed into multiple objects and rolled over.
Dobbins, who was lone occupant of the vehicle had to be extricated from inside by members of the East Bridgewater Fire Department but ultimately died as a result of his injuries. The vehicle had been traveling southbound on Route 18 prior to the crash near the intersection of Route 106.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the East Bridgewater Police Department, the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the Plymouth County Bureau of Criminal Investigation.