Head-On Crash Injures Three Foxborough Legion Baseball Players
The players 'seem to be doing OK,' team manager says.
Three Foxborough Post 93 American Legion baseball players were injured but "seem to be doing OK" after a head-on crash on Route 140 on Monday evening, manager Peter Guy says.
Two of the four victims were flown to the Boston Medical Center by medical helicopter after the 5 p.m. two-car collision at the intersection of Main and Pierce streets, Foxborough Fire Capt. Edward Noonan said.
The other two victims were taken to hospitals for treatment, Noonan said.
The baseball team apparently were headed to a 5:45 p.m. game in Franklin, he said.
"All the teammates were there [at the scene], visibly upset and shaken by the incident but they all did a good job and supported their teammates," Noonan said.
Guy said the three players were each transported to a different hospital. The player who was medflighted to Boston Medical has suffered a broken jaw, he said. The second player involved in the crash is at Rhode Island Hospital and the third is at Norwood Hospital.
Guy said he would not release the players' names per their parents' request. Guy said each player is 17 years old.
"All the players seem to be doing OK," he said.
"There seems to be some injuries involved, some pretty good injuries, but they are going to be OK."
Monday's game against Franklin was postponed, Guy said. The status of Tuesday's game against Norfolk was uncertain Monday night, he said.
Noonan said the cause of crash was unknown Monday night.
The Foxborough roster includes some Sharon residents.