Violent night in Hyannis; Drunk driver blamed for Dennis crash; Willow Street crash, seat belts likely prevented serious injury

Developing overnight: Violent night in Hyannis
Three stabbed in fight outside mall; fourth stabbed in separate domestic dispute

CWN Team Coverage by Tim Caldwell and Frank Paparo

HYANNIS - A violent night left four people stabbed in two separate incidents in Hyannis. It started when a large fight broke out outside the Cape Cod Mall about 9:45 p.m. Police are still sorting out the details but reports say three people were stabbed. The victims were taken to Cape Cod Hospital at least one in serious condition. Several other people were reportedly treated for cuts and scrapes. Police arrested at least one person in the Jeep Grand Cherokee (above). Police were still sorting out the details at Cape Cod Hospital about 11:15 p.m. when tempers apparently boiled over again. Two more people were arrested at the hospital.

Meanwhile, about a half hour after the Mall incident while police were still sorting out that fracas an apparently unrelated case of domestic violence left one person stabbed by the Getty Station on Route 28 behind the mall. These photos show paramedics working on the victim and police trying to question the victim as two female friends look on in horror. CWN has protected their identities.

CWN will bring you further details as we get them from Barnstable Police.

Photos by Frank Paparo.

New overnight: Driver attempts to flee after early morning South Dennis crash

    Police allege the driver of this Range Rover was drunk and tried to flee the scene of this crash.
SOUTH DENNIS - Around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a male driver traveling alone in a Range Rover 4.6 SE lost control of his vehicle eastbound in a curvy, hilly section of Mayfair Road between Follins Bay and Bayview Roads. Evidently traveling at high speed, the vehicle crossed the centerline and crashed into some oak trees, snapping one off. The tree fell across the road blocking the westbound lane. The reportedly intoxicated driver attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by Dennis police.

After being examined by Dennis rescue personnel, the driver refused treatment and was taken into custody. The oak tree against which the vehicle came to rest bore a scar from the collision at least ten feet off the ground. Stark testimony to the violence of the crash, the vehicle's transmission housing was shattered exposing the gears, the windshield was blown out, and a suspension coil spring was torn loose and tossed some ten feet away. A Barnstable County Investigative Officer was called to the scene to assist Dennis Police in the investigation.

Story and photos by Kevin Morley.

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