5 killed in wrong-way crash on I-495

The remains of one car after the crash on I-495 in Middleboro

Four of the five victims attended two MA colleges.

Four people were killed when their auto, travelling northbound, was hit by a wrong way driver near exit 3 around 12:15 a.m. Diggs was driving his 2003 Mercury Sable on the correct side of the road when he was hit.

Police have not released the names of the victims.

Diggs was driving back to Anna Maria College in Paxton with Jordan Galvin-Jutras, 19, of Hyannis, also a student there.

The other passengers were Jordan Fisher, 19, of Harwich, and Cory Licata, 18, of West Babylon, New York, who both attended Becker College in Worcester.

"There is no indication that time allowed for evasive action by the (northbound) motor vehicle operator, to avoid the vehicle traveling the wrong way", said Maj.

Diggs, a 20-year-old who was attending Anna Maria College, was killed along with three other MA college students who were in the vehicle with him.

Their auto was struck by a 2011 Infiniti G37 being driven south in the northbound lanes of the divided highway by Valantein V. Burson, 31, of Fall River, Massachusetts.

"I'd like to express our condolences to the families of the five young adults that lost their lives last night", said Major Anthony Thomas.

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