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Car drives off embankment in construction zone on Route 128


DEDHAM, Mass. ( – A car heading northbound on Route 128 in Dedham Friday morning drove off an embankment in a construction zone.

The one-car crash happened at 10:24 a.m. just before Exit 17. According to state police, an unidentified 57-year-old Bridgewater man entered the construction area near Exit 15 and continued to drive on an unpaved, construction access road.

Just prior to Exit 17, the vehicle hit a construction truck and went down an embankment, state police said.

The driver was taken to Beth Israel Hospital in Boston with non-life-threatening injuries.

State police said they are looking into the possibility of a medical issue being the cause of the crash.