Bicyclist Medflighted Following Crash on Cape Cod Rail Trail

Reportedly impaled by a branch...

Eastham, MA - At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday Eastham Firefighters responded to the report of an injured bicyclist on the Cape Cod Rail Trail.  

Upon arriving rescuers found a man with an abdominal injury after landing on a brach.  Reports indicate the victim may have been impaled on the branch.

The man was transported to Barnstable Municipal Airport to meet a Medflight.  

The matter remains under investigation by Eastham Police. 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