Cement Truck and Pickup Collide in Falmouth

UPDATE - Official Statement from Falmouth Police
Falmouth Police photo from the scene of a cement truck vs. pickup crash in town Tuesday morning.

Official Statement from Falmouth Police:

Cement Truck Crash

On Tuesday at 10:11 am first responders were dispatched to Thomas B. Landers Rd and Research Rd for a crash involving a cement truck and a pickup truck.

The operator of the pickup truck was entrapped and had to be extricated. He was treated and then transported to the Falmouth Hospital by Falmouth Fire/Rescue medics for non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation revealed that the operator of the pickup truck failed to yield and was struck by the cement truck. The pickup operator, a 58-year-old man from Plymouth was cited for failing to yield the right of way.

The road was closed for about an hour. Both vehicles were towed.

Original Story

Falmouth, MA - Falmouth Police report that a pickup truck and cement truck collided at Thomas B. Landers Road and Research Drive around 10 a.m. Tuesday.  Traffic in the area was re-routed around the crash scene.

Rescuers extricated the seriously injured pickup driver using the Jaws of Life.  The driver was transported to Falmouth Hospital after MedFlight was reported unavailable due to the weather.

Falmouth Police are investigating the crash.


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