Sandwich Police - Alcohol Involved in Serious Crash

Driver charged with OUI, man who arrived to retrieve passenger gets OUI charge, too...
The 20-year-old driver of this car will be summonsed for OUI charges. (Sandwich Police photo)

From the Sandwich Police Department:

The Sandwich Police Department is investigating a serious motor vehicle crash that sent one to the hospital.

At approximately 12:09 am the Sandwich Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with injury on Old County Rd. Upon arrival, police observed a brown Honda Civic with extensive damage. The vehicle had struck a tree, rolled over, and landed leaning against a utility pole. Officers learned a passenger in the car fled the scene prior to police arrival. The male operator, a 20 year old male from Sandwich, was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The operator will be summonsed for OUI liquor, operating to endanger, and a marked lanes violation. 

It was later determined the 19 year old male passenger, also from Sandwich, called a friend for a ride. Both parties were located by police. The operator who arrived to pick up his friend was found to be intoxicated. As a result, 19 year old Cole Woodbury of Sandwich, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor and Forgery of an RMV Document. The male passenger was taken into protective custody. 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