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.