Man, 51, killed in tractor trailer crash in Leominster

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LEOMINSTER (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – A 51-year-old Fitchburg man was killed in a two-vehicle crash with a tractor trailer on Route 2 in Leominster on Wednesday morning.

Massachusetts State Police responded to the eastbound side of Route 2, east of Exit 31, around 10: 30 a.m.

According to authorities, the tractor trailer was traveling eastbound when it collided with a 2001 BMW 325I in traffic.

The operator of the BMW suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Leominster Fire Department and EMS.

The left travel lane was closed for approximately two hours to accommodate the rescue response and crash investigation; however, traffic remained light and was not significantly impacted.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the crash remain under investigation.