Driver escapes serious injury in car vs tree in Falmouth
Despite this scene the driver of this Buick Century was not seriously injured.
FALMOUTH - Slick roads are blamed for another crash in Falmouth in which a driver narrowly missed serious injury. An older model Buick Century sedan crashed into a tree on Spring Bars Road near the entrance to Falmouth Mall. The lone male occupant of the Buick was removed from the vehicle and transported to Falmouth hospital by Falmouth Fire/Rescue with what were said to be injuries that were not life threatening. The lone occupant indicated he was not the driver of the vehicle. The crash will be under investigation by Falmouth Police. (Story and photos by Eric Tinglof/CWN).
Another major crash reported on Cranberry Highway in Onset
WAREHAM - There has been another major crash on the Cranberry Highway in the Onset section of Wareham. Details are sketchy but the crash happened near Wendy's sometime after 6 p.m Wednesday. Several ambulances including two from Bourne Fire were called to the scene and two MedFlights were requested to Tobey Hospital to airlift seriously injured victims to Boston hospitals. A Toyota 4Runner collided with a Geo Tracker. One person had to be extricated using the Jaws of Life. Further details were not immediately available. The crash was in almost the same spot and comes six days after two Bourne women were killed when their car was struck while they were waiting to exit McDonald's.
Car over guardrail in Falmouth
FALMOUTH - A late model BMW convertible skided on a very icy hill on Sandwich Road north bound just before Boxberry Hill Road Wednesday evening. The BMW slid up on the guard rail and was turned around and continued down the embankment beyond. The single female driver was transported to Falmouth hospital by Falmouth Fire/Rescue with serious but not life-threatening injuries. Falmouth PD directed traffic to avoid serious delays on a very busy section of road. Police also requested a sand truck and remained on the scene for almost an hour to slow traffic until the sand could be applied onto what had become a treacherous hill. (Story and photo by Eric Tinglof/CWN).
Student injured at Upper Cape Tech
BOURNE - A student reportedly suffered a serious head injury at the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School off Sandwich Road Wednesday afternoon. It is not clear how the injury was sustained shortly before 3 p.m. The student was taken by ambulance to Falmouth Hospital. Further details were not immediately available
Sandwich High student injured in crash in front of school
A Sandwich High student was injured in this crash Wednesday afternoon.
SANDWICH - Two vehicles were involved in a crash directly in front of the entrance to Sandwich High School on Quaker Meetinghouse Road in Sandwich. A student from Sandwich High in a blue Toyota Corolla exiting the High School was struck, by a White Chevy Yukon XL. According to police, the Toyota was trying to make a left onto Quaker Meetinghouse Road when the collision with the Yukon occurred. The student was extricated by firefighters and taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Sandwich police are investigating the cause of the crash. (Story & photos by Joyce McGann/CWN).
Meanwhile...in front of Barnstable High School
A driver talks to Barnstable Police after a crash in front of the high school Wednesday afternoon.
HYANNIS - At almost the same time as the Sandwich high school crash Barnstable Police were called in front of Barnstable high school on West Main Street. A red Ford Thunderbird collided with a silver Lincoln LS. This occurred at the height of the rush hour and the Thunderbird wound up on the side walk and front lawn of BHS. A person who saw the crash from the bank parking lot across the street remarked that if the accident had occurred a few minutes earlier or later the red car might have hit a school bus or private car exiting the parking lot. There were no injuries but the Barnstable PD car that handled the crash was forced to block off one lane of West Main Street for at least one hour. (Story and photos by Frank Paparo/CWN).
Two injured in Provincetown rollover
A Pontiac Grand Am flipped over just into P'town. At right EMTs work on one of the occupants.
PROVINCETOWN - Two people were taken to Cape Cod Hospital following a crash in Provincetown Wednesday afternoon. A vehicle coming into town on Route 6 apparently lost control in the "sandpit" area near the Truro line. The Pontiac Grand Am struck soft sand and flipped upside down fortunately landing in the soft sand off the highway. The driver Luke Hayman of Truro and passenger Kayla Wyatt* were boarded and collared as a precaution and taken to Cape Cod Hospital. The crash is under investigation by Provincetown Police officer Michael Carr who is seen at right inspecting the scene. Hayman reportedly told police he swerved to avoid a deer in the road. Traffic coming into Provincetown was stalled until the scene was cleared. (Story and photos by Tim Caldwell/CWN).
Crash at intersection of Route 28 and 39 in Harwichport
HARWICH PORT - A single-car crash Wednesday at 7 a.m. sent one female victim to Cape Cod Hospital with unknown injuries. The collision happened at Sisson Road and Route 28 near the Star Market. Harwich Fire and Police aided the victim after she struck an NStar pole at the intersection.
Air bag deployment most likely saved her from serious injury.
(Photos by Jake O'Callaghan)
Car vs. school bus crash in Hyannis
HYANNIS - At 7 a.m. Wednesday, a car slammed into a school bus at the intersection of Route 132 and Phinney's Lane in Hyannis.
The wreck caused significant traffic jams in all directions and brought a large Barnstable Police Department presence to get traffic moving.
The full-sized bus blocked the both lanes of Route 132 going to Hyannis and one injured person was taken to Cape Cod Hospital by Hyannis Rescue.