Trailer rollover closes Route 28 in Hyannis; Double fatal crash in Osterville; crash dumps boat on Route 25

Trailer rollover slows traffic
Hyannis rollover
HYANNIS
- A truck towing a trailer crashed causing the trailer to rollover Friday evening  sometime after 7 PM slowing traffic along Route 28 in Hyannis. The crash happened by the Barnstable Highway Department garage between Bearses Way and Pitchers Way and is under investigation by Barnstable Police. Route 28 was completely closed for about an hour while the load of spilled lumber and the vehicle was cleared. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 12/22 at 10:00 PM.

Driver extricated from West Barnstable crash
WEST BARNSTABLE - Rescuers from West Barnstable and Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills were called to the scene of crash on Route 149 by the golf course sometime before 4 PM Friday. The driver of a vehicle that struck a tree had to be extricated using the Jaws of Life. The victim 32-year old Mario Widener was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for treatment. He was cited for operating to endanger. Barnstable Police are investigating the crash and believe excessive speed was a factor.  

Two killed in Osterville crash
OSTERVILLE
- Two men were killed in an early morning crash in Osterville. WQRC radio reported officials were alerted by an On-star type system that detected an air bag had deployed. When officials arrived on Seapuit Road near Main Street they found the vehicle had apparently struck a tree and rolled on its roof. Both the driver 20-year old Patrick Wroe of Osterville and passenger 19-year old Shane McDonough-Flynn of Marstons Mills had to be extricated and were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash is under investigation by Barnstable Police. Further details were not immediately available. Map courtesy of mapquest. Updated on 12/22 at 11:00 AM.

Crash spills boat onto Route 25
PLYMOUTH
- Early morning commuters to the Cape were stalled on Route 25. A boat being towed apparently fell off its trailer and was struck by a car. The boat overturned in the roadway on the eastbound side in Plymouth near the rest area. Authorities also had to clean up a large fuel spill. The driver of the car was taken to Tobey Hospital in Wareham and later flowd to a Boston hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Updated on 12/22 at 11:00 AM. 

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