Owner seriously injured in dog attack
BOURNE - One man was seriously injured after being attacked by his Akita dog in Bourne Thursday evening. Rescuers were called to Millennium Drive in Cataumet shortly before 9:30 PM. The bite was apparently severe enough to cause a partial amputation of the arm of its owner. Reports from the scene say the dog was put down by police after it turned on an officer. The dog owner was taken to Falmouth Hospital where WHDH-TV reported surgeons believe they will be able to repair the damage. The attack apparently came as the owner tried to break up a fight between his dog and another dog. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 10/12 at 10:00 PM; updated on 10/12 at 11:15 PM. File photo of Akita breed.
Driver injured in Bourne rollover
BOURNE - State and Bourne Police are investigating an early morning rollover crash that sent the driver to Jordan Hospital in Plymouth. The crash happened shortly before 1:30 AM on the ramp from Route 3 SB to the Scenic Highway (Route 6). The vehicle smashed a box on the side of the road before winding up in a shallow pond. Rescuers extricated the driver William Sullivan of Sagamore and transported him with injuries were described as non life-threatening. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 10/13 at 3:00 AM.
Two slightly injured in ceiling collapse in Hyannis
HYANNIS - Two people escape serious injury after an apparent ceiling collapse at a Hyannis apartment building. Rescuers were called to the Evergreen Apartments at 182 Main Street about 4:30 PM. One of the two victims is seen here being taken to an ambulance which took them both to be checked out at Cape Cod Hospital.
Officials requested a building inspector to the scene to check the integrity of the structure. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 10/12 at 5:15 PM. Photo courtesy of R. Copley.
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