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Rhode Island Man Seriously Hurt In Route 128 Crash In Westwood

WESTWOOD (CBS) -- A Rhode Island man was critically injured in a Route 128 crash in Westwood on Saturday night.

The crash happened near Exit 15. State Police say a car crashed into the median and then proceeded to hit a rock wall.

Route 128 Crash In Westwood
Traffic was backed up Saturday night after a crash near Exit 15 in Westwood. (WBZ-TV)

That stretch of highway had to be shut down so the 47-year-old man could be flown by medical helicopter to an hospital.

An 11-year-old boy traveling with the man suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

No additional information was immediately available.

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