Identities of Mendon Crash Victims Released, Investigation Ongoing

May 8, 2022

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lindsay Corcoran (508) 368-7252 or (774) 670-8811

MENDON – The father and son killed in a crash in Mendon on Friday night have been identified as Edwin A. Sosa Acevedo, 34, of Attleboro, and Christian Sosa, 15.

Sosa Acevedo was pulling out of the restaurant parking lot at 84 Uxbridge Road with his son in the passenger seat when their car collided with a Ford F-350, which had a three-car carrier trailer attached.

A preliminary investigation found the crash resulted in the car leaving the roadway, striking a parked car, traveling down a 20-ft embankment, and becoming submerged in Lake Nipmuc.

Mendon Police, Fire and EMS responded and removed the two occupants of the vehicle. Lifesaving measures were performed on scene and both were taken to Milford Hospital where they were pronounced deceased. The driver of the Ford was also taken to the hospital, but had not suffered any serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Mendon Police, State Police Detective’s assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s office, State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, State Police C.A.R.S. Unit, and State Police Crime Scene Services.

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