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UPDATED: MedFlight Lands on Rte. 128 Near University Ave.

A portion of the highway was closed Tuesday morning after an accident took place near University Avenue.

Massachusetts State Police closed the northbound side of Rte. 128 at University Ave. in Westwood Tuesday morning after a car accident occurred at 10:23 a.m.

Police officials stated that the crash involved a single vehicle. The driver, a male, was listed as having a “serious injury” and a MedFlight helicopter arrived at the scene to transport the victim to a local hospital.

Traffic was at a stand still on the highway while crews responded to the scene, and picked up again shortly before 11:30 a.m. after MedFlight left the roadway.

Westwood Patch will provide more information as it becomes available.

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