WEST BROOKFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – State Police told 22News that three people were killed in a one-vehicle crash in West Brookfield, Tuesday afternoon.
The Warren Police Department’s Facebook page states “Preliminary reports are that all three of the victims were students at the Quaboag Regional Middle High School.”
“It’s a triple fatal,” Trooper Paul Sullivan said. “A one-vehicle rollover.”
The accident happened on Douglas Road in West Brookfield at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Quaboag Superintendent Brett Kustigian released a statement Tuesday night expressing his condolences to the school community.
“Our district suffered a tremendous loss tonight,” Superintendent Kustigian stated. “There was a very serious car accident involving three Quaboag High School students in West Brookfield. Because the investigation is ongoing, I can’t release names, but I wanted the Quaboag community to know that we are here to support our students, our staff and our entire school community. Please know that we will continue with our normal schedule tomorrow and grief counseling will be available for all students and staff. Quaboag is a special place where everyone knows each other and we will be there to support one another. My thoughts and prayers are with the Quaboag community.”
Trooper Sullivan said the State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS) was sent to investigate the crash, as well as State Police Crime Scene Services.
State Police are assisting West Brookfield Police.