Five Injured in Crash Involving a Wareham Police Cruiser

Cranberry Highway crash happened while officer was on emergency call...

From the Wareham Police Department:

On Saturday, February 8, at 11:15 a.m. Wareham Police Officer Aaron Pacheco was involved in a motor vehicle accident while responding to an emergency call. The crash occurred on Cranberry Highway at the traffic lights, near the Cranberry Plaza and Home Depot intersection. Three cars including a Wareham Police cruiser were damaged. Officer Pacheco and four other people were transported to Tobey Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Wareham Fire and EMS units were assisted by a Bourne Fire ambulance at the scene. The accident remains under investigation by Sergeant Paul Somers.

The initial call Officer Pacheco was responding to was an accident near Midas. One person from that scene was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Officer Steve Joy is investigating this accident. 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