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A male was transported to Cape Code Hospital on Tuesday evening because he sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle accident. The West Barnstable Fire Barnstable multi-vehicle collision injuryDepartment reports that the side-swipe accident included a Massachusetts State Police patrol car.

First responders were dispatched at nearly 7 p.m. to Route 149 near Osterville-West Barnstable Road. Firefighters had to use their equipment to remove the driver from the car who was then transported for medical treatment.

There were other individuals who sustained injuries, but were not transported to the hospital.

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Hyannis Fire Captain Greg Dardia reports that there was a two car T-bone accident at Bristol Avenue and Bearse’s Way on Monday afternoon. Both Hyannis broadside collisionvehicles were driven by women who sustained injury requiring transport to Cape Cod Hospital. The road was shut off to traffic for almost an hour. The vehicles involved were a Toyota 4Runner and minivan which each sustained serious damage.

Side Impact Car Accident Lawsuit

Our vehicles are manufactured to keep us safe while driving. The bumpers are reinforced and airbags are required by all states. A t-bone crash is a collision that happens as one vehicle is broadsided. Unfortunately, there is not as much protection on the sides of cars. In fact, broadside collisions are the cause of about a quarter of passenger fatalities in this country. Side airbags are now becoming standard industry practice, but there are still vehicles on the road that do not have this protection.