Nine injured in four-vehicle crash on Route 6 in Eastham

Crash involved a box truck and three other vehicles
An officer inspects one of the vehicles involved in the Route 6 crash in Eastham Tuesday night. Photo by David G. Curran.

UPDATE: Eastham police release details and names of drivers. See here.

EASTHAM - Nine people were reportedly injured in a crash involving four vehicle on Route 6 in Eastham Tuesday night.

The crash, which involved a US Mail box truck and three other vehicles, occurred around 7:30 p.m. in front of the Four Points Sheraton in Eastham.

Nine people were taken to the hospital, according to an official at the scene. One of the nine is believed to have sustained serious injuries.

Traffic was slow on Route 6 and authorities recreated the accident and the scene was cleared.

It is unknown what caused the multi-vehicle crash.

Eastham police are investigating.

(Video by David G. Curran.)

(The box truck and one of the vehicles involved in the Route 6 crash. David G. Curran photo.) 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