Icy Road Conditions to Blame for Two Separate Accidents on Route 1A in Dedham

Updated 2 years ago

Two separate accidents in the same area on Route 1A in Dedham had traffic backed up for awhile Sunday evening.Authorities say 53-year-old Matthew Heel of Mt. Desert Island was traveling north on Route 1A when he lost control on the icy roads and traveled into the southbound lane. They say he struck a bridge embankment, causing the car to roll over on its side.Heel’s wife and son were both in the vehicle, all were transported to a local hospital. Officials say the son was uninjured but Heel was complaining of wrist pain and his wife was complaining of abdomen and chest pain.The second crash involved a fender bender. Authorities say there were no injuries and road conditions are the cause of that accident too.


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