Chatham Police investigate overnight rollover crash--driver arrested for 3rd OUI; Bourne car vs. moped results in injuries; Truro PD traffic notification for Saturday

Chatham Police investigate overnight rollover crash

Driver arrested for OUI – 3rd Offense


   The scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Main Street in Chatham Wednesday night.

CHATHAM - On Wednesday at 11:51 p.m., Chatham Police responded to Main Street and School Street for a motor vehicle crash.  Police arrived and located a one vehicle crash, where the vehicle left the roadway, struck a utility pole, rolled over and landed upright on Main Street.

husbandTyler H. Husband, arrested Wednesday evening for OUI-3rd offense after a rollover accident in Chatham.

Chatham Police determined that the operator was the sole occupant.  The operator, Tyler H. Husband, 31, of Blue Rock Road in Yarmouth, was placed under arrest.  Mr. Husband was charged with:

  1. Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, (3rd Offense)
  2. Operating a Motor Vehicle to Endanger
  3. Failure to Stay Within Marked Lanes
  4. Speeding

While on scene, police located several empty alcohol bottles in and around the vehicle, a 1994 Ford Ranger Pickup, which suffered major damage.

Mr. Husband was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by Chatham Fire/Rescue for minor injuries.

The crash is being investigated by Chatham Police Sgt. Andrew B. Goddard and Officer Ryan D. Coholan.

Mr. Husband is scheduled to be arraigned in Orleans District Court Thursday.

Release and photos courtesy of the Chatham Police Department.

Bourne car vs. moped, moped driver taken to Tobey Hospital with life-threatening injurie


  Bourne police officers speak with the driver of a car that hit a moped in the west end rotary Thursday morning.

BUZZARDS BAY - Around 11:15 a.m.  Thursday morning, the driver of a car struck a moped at the West End Rotary in Buzzards Bay.  According to Bourne Fire Deputy Joseph Carrara, the operator of the moped, a 52-year-old male, sustained life-threatening injuries.  He was transported to Tobey Hospital in Wareham.  A MedFlight helicopter was requested but was unavailable due to incliment weather.

The accident occurred near the entrance to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

It is unknown at this time whether or not the driver of the car will face any charges. 

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

Photo by David G. Curran.

Truro Police release traffic notification for A Taste of Truro this Saturday

TRURO - On Saturday, June 13, 2009 around 11 a.m., South Hollow Road, between Route 6 and Route 6A (Shore Road) will be closed, with limited access to traffic heading from Shore Road to Route 6.

This year, the town of Truro is celebrating its tercentennial(1709-2009) with events scheduled throughout the season. See a calendarof events and more information here.

The roadway between Route 6A (Shore Road) and Route 6 will be used as parking for A Taste of Truro, a T-300 event at Truro Vineyards.

Be advised, between the hours of 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., expect very heavy traffic if traveling on Route 6A (Shore Road) between Route 6 and Highland Road in Truro.

Release courtesy of the Truro Police Department.

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