Articles Tagged with East Bridgewater

Buildings-and-Intersection-300x200East Bridgewater, MA (July 12, 2018) – Police in East Bridgewater responded to a second accident in two days at the intersection of Plymouth and Washington Streets.  On Wednesday, officers were called to the location because of a crash between an SUV and a tractor trailer just before 9:00 am.  The SUV driver suffered injuries and was transported to a local hospital.  The tractor trailer driver escaped the crash uninjured.    Police have not released any additional details about the crash.

This site was the location of another accident that took place on Tuesday involving a dump truck and a passenger vehicles.  Some community leaders are now questioning the safety of the intersection.  Fire Chief Timothy Harwin and Police Chief Scott Allen both say they have been in contact with local town officials to explore solutions to the safety issues presented by the intersection.  They both say they have seen an increased number of crashes and injuries at this location and the two accidents this week have only furthered their concerns.

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images-1-3East Bridgewater, MA (July 10, 2018) – A violent crash between a dump truck and pickup left four people, including two children, with injuries Tuesday in East Bridgewater.  The crash happened Tuesday morning just after 11:00 am at Plymouth and Washington Streets.  The force of the collision caused the dump truck to flip onto its side. The pickup truck was severely damaged, with its axle lying in the roadway.

Nearby Good Samaritans assisted the injured victims prior to police and rescue workers arriving on scene.  The Good Samaritans assisted people out of their vehicles.  Firefighters then arrived and took over providing first aid.  Two children, ages 5 and 7, were transported via ambulance to South Shore Hospital with serious, but non life-threatening injuries.    A 40 year old man from Weymouth was transported to a hospital with chest, neck and leg injuries.  A 60 year old Halifax man was transported to the hospital for precautionary reasons.

The road remained closed for about two hours and was re-opened around 1:30 pm. East Bridgewater police and fire officials investigated the crash.  The cause of the crash was not immediately released.