One injured in Hyannis crash
HYANNIS - At 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon Barnstable Police and Hyannis Fire responded to a crash in front 0f Dunkin' Donuts and across from Barnstable High School in the area of 760 West Main Street Hyannis. Upon arrival they found a heavly damaged older wagon with heavy front-end damage and another car pulled into a parking lot. The tow was called for the undriveable wagon. Barnstable Police investigated and one vehicle left in about 20 minutes. Hyannis Rescue transported one person to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. One of the vehicle was reportedly exiting the school but officials have not confirmed if a student was involved in the crash. (Story and photo by Frank Paparo).
East Falmouth single-vehicle accident
Driver escapes pickup without injury in a one-vehicle accident Monday.
EAST FALMOUTH - At 10:50 a.m. Monday, a one-vehicle accident occurred at Old Meetinghouse Road at Flax Court in East Falmouth.
A Toyota pickup truck slid off the road, side-swiped a pole and over-turned on Old Meetinghouse Road.
Although the truck was seriously damaged, the 30-year-old male driver was able to exit the vehicle and decline medical attention or transport. The driver stated he was lighting a cigarette when he went off the right side of the road, side-swiped the pole and over-turned.
The first person on the scene was the driver's mother who was traveling in the opposite direction. The mother commented on what a miracle it was that her son was uninjured.
The accident is still under investigation by Falmouth PD.
(Story & photos by Eric Tinglof).
Two-car crash in Centerville
Car involved in accident was found in a location other than the original crash site.
CENTERVILLE - At around 8:15 a.m. Monday morning, Barnstable Police Department and the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department (COMM) received a call of a two-car motor vehicle accident at Route 28 and Five Corners Road in Centerville.
They searched the area and found nothing until they received a call regarding a one car accident with an injured female passenger on the shoulder of Lumbert Mill Road just south 0f Route 28.
Barnstable PD and the COMM ambulance responded and found a car with heavy front-end damage on the shoulder of the road. The male driver was checked but not transported but the female passenger was removed from the car and taken to Cape Cod Hospital by COMM Rescue.
It is thought that the accident did occur at the Five Corners and 28 location, the drivers exchanged information and drove away. Shortly thereafter, the female passenger began to feel the effects of the accident and the driver began having trouble with the damaged car. It was at that time that the 911 call was made.
The original accident site and the location where the damaged car was found around about 1/3 of a mile apart.
(Story & photos by Frank Paparo).
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