Car vs pedestrian Mashpee, Hyannis; Sandwich robbery; Crashes; more

Pedestrian hit by car in Mashpee

Mashpee Police survey the scene of a car vs pedestrian on Route 28                  Ryan Somerfield 
MASHPEE - (Video included) Rescue crews airlifted a seriously injured man after he was struck by a car just before 8:30 PM Saturday evening. It happened on Route 28 (Falmouth Road) by the Summerwood Condos. The impact reportedly threw the man up on the hood of the car and smashed the windshield. The victim was flown from the Mashpee fire station to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mashpee Police are investigating the crash. No word if the driver will face any charges. We'll bring you further details as we get them.

Pedestrian struck in Hyannis
HYANNIS -  A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a car just after 1 AM Sunday morning. It happened on Main Street just after 1 AM by the Roobar. The driver reportedly fled the scene but was caught a short time later. The condition of the victim was not immediately known. We'll bring you further details as we get them.

Downed wires knock out power, spark brush fire
- NStar crews were called to Sandwich about 3 AM Sunday morning after some power lines came down. The wires sparked a brush fire and knocked out power in the area. We'll bring you further details as we get them.

Armed robbery in Sandwich
SANDWICH - Sandwich Police are looking for two men who robbed the Christy's Market on Route 130 sometime after 9 PM Saturday evening.

Reports say the masked men entered the store and one brandished a gun threatening the clerk. They fled with an undetermined amount of cash. 

Sandwich Police ask anyone with information to contact them at (508) 888-1212.
Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield. 

Teen cited after crash
SANDWICH - A teen was reportedly cited by police after crashing his pickup truck into some trees on Asa Meigs Road near the Sandwich/Mashpee town line.

The driver was not with the vehicle when police arrived but was located in Mashpee a short time later.

He was treated by a Mashpee ambulance crew. Further details were not immediately available. Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield.

One detained after mall incident
HYANNIS - Barnstable Police rushed to the Cape Cod Mall early Saturday evening after getting a report of 3 men in a car who may have had guns. One person was detained after police reportedly recovered a BB gun and a set of brass knuckles.

Police identifiy that suspect as 42-year old Jason Whitehead of Sandwich. He was charged with possession of the knuckles which are illegal in Massachusetts.

The BB gun as well as some knives and baseball bats were also seized. Whitehead was just arrested in Yarmouth earlier in the week in connection with a break-in at the Yarmouthport General Store.

He is due to be arraigned on this latest charge Monday in Barnstable District Court. Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield. File mugshot from YPD.  

Smoke scare by Hyannis restaurant/bar
HYANNIS - Anxious moments when smoke was seen pouring out near Harry's Restaurant and Bar at the corner of Main Street and Stevens Street in Hyannis early Satruday evening. 

The smoke was coming from a building behind Harry's that is under renovation and firefighters discovered the problem was with some portable heaters in the rear of the building.

There was no significant damage and no one was injured. Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield

Truck vs car in Hyannis
- Incredibly no injuries were reported in this crash in Hyannis Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened on Route 132 near Nightingale Road. Reports say a truck struck this vehicle causing it to lose control and strike a planter in front of a countertop store.

Barnstable Police are investigating. Further details were not immediately available. 

Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield.

Police nab hit and run driver

     Rescuers treat a victim from this jeep that was rear-ended in Hyannis             Frank Paparo
HYANNIS - Several people in this jeep were treated after it was involved in a rear-end collision in Hyannis Saturday afternoon. The crash happened on Route 28 near Phinney's Lane. The other vehicle reportedly fled the scene but was spotted and detained a short time later by Barnstable Police. None of the injuries appear seri0us.

Victim extricated from Wareham crash

- Rescuers had to extricate a person from this van after a collison on the Cranberry Highway early Saturday afternoon. The crash happened by Jennifer Drive in front of Lindsey's Restaurant. A Bourne ambulance helped transport victims to a hospital. The condition of the injured was not immediately known. Wareham Police are investigating. Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield.

Fire damages Yarmouth house
- A fire damaged the outside of a house in Yarmouth Saturday morning. 

According to reports a woman inside heard the fire alarms go off around 10 AM. She grabbed her two young children and got out safely.

The fire was quickly knocked down with only some some damage to the interior of the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield. 

Police investigate Orleans crash
- Orleans Police are investigating the cause of this two vehicle crash early Saturday morning.

The crash happened at the intersection of Route 28 and Main Street about 8:30 AM when a Ford Explorer and a Subaru coupe collided.

It was unclear at press time if there were any injuries. Traffic was detoured around the area until the wreckage was cleared. Further details were not immediately available. Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.  

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