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Marlborough motorcycle accidentChelmsford, MA (June 27, 2018) – Police in Chelmsford have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash on I-495 Monday.  David Mains, a fire captain in Raymond, Maine has been named by authorities as the man who lost his life.  Police now believe that Mains was traveling on 495 in a 2007 Yamaha Motorcycle when he struck the back of a 2016 Mercedes and was ejected from the bike.  The Mercedes had slowed down because of congested traffic.

Mains’ wife was also on the motorcycle with him at the time of the crash.  She suffered serious injuries and remains in the hospital.  There is no word at this time on whether the other driver will face charges and police have not released their identity pending further investigation.  Our thoughts go out to David Mains and his family in this tragic time.

Fatal Vehicle Accidents

Update:  Motorcycle Crash Kills OneChelmsford, MA (June 26, 2018) – A motorcycle accident on I-495 Monday injured two people in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.  The accident took place just north of Route 3.  Police arrived on scene to find two people injured in the accident.  Their injuries are described by authorities as serious.  Both injured victims received treatment on the scene before being transported to a local hospital for additional treatment.  A medical helicopter transported at least one of the victims.

The seriousness of the wreck caused major slowdowns for traffic in the area.  Both sides of I-495 were closed while the wreck was investigated and cleared by authorities.  As a result, delays extended for miles from the accident scene.  The roadway was finally re-opened around 5:00 pm.

There is no word on the condition of the injured victims and it is not known if any life-threatening injuries were suffered in this accident.  Chelmsford police continue to investigate.