Serious Sandwich Road crash sends driver to Boston hospital

Falmouth Fire & Rescue uses Jaws of Life to extricate driver
A Chevy Cruze is removed from an embankment following a crash that sent the driver to Falmouth Hospital, then onto a Boston Hospital. Photo by David G. Curran.

FALMOUTH - Thursday around 2:30 p.m., Falmouth police and firefighters responded to the area of 981 Sandwich Road after receiving several 911 calls about a serious single-car crash. According to a Falmouth police release, the 2011 Chevy Cruze was found on an embankment, pinned against a large tree.

Falmouth firefighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate the 22-year-old driver--the only person in the car at the time of the crash.

The unidentified driver was transported to Falmouth Hospital, then transferred to a Boston area hospital by ambulance. His injuries are reportedly serious.

According to police, the initial investigation indicates that the came a round a bend on the right, crossed the center line into the opposite lane where he left the roadway. The Chevy reportedly struck a guardrail before coming to rest against the tree, police said.

Falmouth police are investigating the cause of the crash.


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