Car careens into woods on Route 6
ORLEANS - One person was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after crashing into the woods on Route 6 in Orleans Friday afternoon. The crash happened eastbound just past Exit 12 shortly before 4 PM causing some minor delays for afternoon commuters. The driver's injures are not believed to be serious. State Police and Orleans Police are investigating. Posted on 9/15 at 5:00 PM; photo by Tim Caldwell.
Tow truck driver cited in Sagamore Bridge crash
BOURNE - The driver of a Wareham tow truck, 19-year old James Powers was cited by state police after a chain reaction crash on the Sagamore Bridge about 1:30 PM. The truck rear-ended a vehicle starting a chain reaction involving 5 vehicles. Three people were taken to area hospitals with non life-threatening injuries. Traffic was heavily backed up as the bridge was closed until the wreckage could be cleared. Posted on 9/15 at 5:00 PM' updated on 9/16 at 7:00 AM.
Kitchen fire displaces Centerville residents
CENTERVILLE - The red cross is providing temporary shelter for some Centerville residents after a kitchen fire left their home uninhabitable. The fire was out when firefighters arrived just after noon but not before causing considerable damage to the kitchen. The cause is under investigation and no one was injured. Meanwhile also in Centerville a driver was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after their vehicle collided with a fire hydrant on Route 28 by the Holly Hills Apartments about 11 AM. The victim's injuries were described as serious but not life-threatening. Posted on 9/15 at 5:00 PM.
Man accidentally shot in knee with nail gun
TRURO - A man was injured after accidentally getting shot in the knee with a nail gun about 11 45 AM in Truro. Rescuers took the victim with the nail still embedded from the scene on Windigo Lane to Cape Cod Hospital. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 9/15 at 5:00 PM.
Truck driver cited after hitting Hyannis building
HYANNIS - A pickup truck driver was cited for leaving the scene of an accident early this morning in Hyannis. An alert motorist told police he saw the truck strike a medical building at 66 Lewis Bay Road about 1 AM. Police quickly caught up with the vehicle and ticketed 26-year old Robert Quimby for leaving the scene, operating to endanger and marked lanes violation. The extent of damage to the building was not immediately clear. Posted on 9/15 at 5:00 PM.
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