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62565_white_semi-truck1-225x300Bourne, MA (July 13, 2018) – A collision between a tractor trailer and a car in Bourne, Massachusetts on Thursday sent two children to the hospital with injuries.  The crash occurred along Route 6 Thursday afternoon, near the Sagamore Bridge.  Police have not said how the crash occurred, however, the crash was one of at least three that were reported on Route 6 around the same time.  The resulting effects of the crash caused traffic to be snarled on Route 6 for several hours, leaving motorists feeling stranded and frustrated.

Two children were transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation following the collision.  Fortunately, their injuries are not deemed life-threatening.  The tractor-trailer driver was not immediately cited and it is unknown whether police expect to issue any charges at this time.  This accident remains under investigation at the Bourne Police Department.

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download-1Bourne, MA (July 11, 2018) – A toddler playing at a Cape Cod water park on Tuesday suffered a serious injury.  The child, identified as a 2 year old girl, was at a splash pad at Buzzards Bay.  The child was going down a slide at the Splash Pad when she suffered an injury causing her to lose a toe, according to the Bourne Police Department.  Paramedics rushed the girl to a hospital to receive treatment.  The park was closed and the area was cordoned off while the incident was investigated.

A witness, Josephone Bevilacqua, believes that the area where the child was hurt is not safe for guests.  Bevilacqua said “as a parent, I can’t understand how rocks and water are safe.”  The park is closed indefinitely at this time.  It is unclear how exactly the girl lost her toe in in the incident as further details were not immediately available on Tuesday.

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This morning, at about 10:30 a.m., Route 28 Southbound was shut down due to a car accidentCar Crash Closes Route 28

The portion of the highway near MacArthur Blvd to Otis Rotary in Bourne, was closed off.

The highway was reopened several hours later. However, another lane remained close for repairs to a pole.

Today, the Massachusetts State Police have released the identity of the woman killed in the single-vehicle accident in Mattapoisett yesterday. Bourne Woman Car Fatality

She was 38-year-old Bourne resident Marcy Cushing.

Early yesterday morning her Toyota Camry crashed into a tree after veering off the highway on Route 195 East. No further details have been released.

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Shortly after midnight today, Bourne Barracks officers with the State Police were dispatched to a car accident on Route 195 East in Mattapoisett to discover that the driver died in the accident. Single-Car collision fatality Mattapoisett

The driver of the 2013 Toyota Camry was a nearly 40-year-old female resident of Bourne. Law enforcement officers have pieced together that she veered to the left toward the median and ran into a tree. There were no other passengers in the vehicle. Officials have not yet released her identity.

What caused the woman to veer off and crash is still unknown. The State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office investigators, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will be looking further into the cause.

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On Friday, in the late evening in Bourne, an oxygen tank exploded causing severe scalding to Bourne Oxygen Tank Explosion Injurythe female resident’s face. First responders were dispatched to her home on Shore Road. The injuries were grave enough to require a MedFlight, however she was ultimately transported to Providence’s Rhode Island Hospital via ambulance.

Oxygen tanks contain oxygen under pressure. Oxygen tanks can be found in private residences to assist in breathing, and in commercial settings. These devices should be handled with care to prevent dropping or falling which can cause catastrophic injury from explosion. An improper collision, bang or blow to the oxygen tank will kindle the oxygen tank triggering an internal combustion resulting in the eruption. Anyone near the oxygen tank at that point is at risk of burns, exposure to toxic vapors, traumatic head injury, and even death from the force and shooting particulates.

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