Inmate caught after walkaway; Off Cape exodus stymied by crash; Woman crushes hand in workplace accident

Inmate who walked away from work detail quickly captured
- An inmate from the Barnstable County House of Corrections who reportedly walked away from a work detail in Falmouth Sunday, has been captured. 36-year old Adam Coleman was taken into custody without incident at his girlfriend's residence in Dennis. Sheriff James Cummings said Coleman was serving time for breaking & entering and was due to be released next month.

Multi car crash stalls exodus off Cape
- A crash involving at least 6 vehicles caused major delays for people trying to get off the Cape early.

The crash happened on Route 6 before the Sagamore Bridge near where the power lines cross the highway around 10:45 AM.

Reports from the scene say as many as 20 people are being checked out but only two were being transported to hospitals with minor injuries. Traffic quickly backed up beyond Exit 2 for a time. Another 3 vehicle crash around 6 PM, in almost the same area, again backed up traffic. One person was taken to a hospital.

Woman crushes hand in workplace accident
-  A woman severely  injured her hand in an apparent workplace accident. Reports say 45-year old Tracy Plugge's hand got caught in a pizza dough rolling machine around 9:30 AM. She is the owner of Graziella's Pizza & Seafood on Barlows Landing Road. Medflight helicopters were not available so the victim was rushed to Falmouth Hospital and later transferred to Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston for surgery.

See previous day's report here: Harwich pedestrian struck; Man accused of exposing himself; Ambulances called to powwow; Truck vs. guardrail at Routes 149 & 28 Saturday welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on