Articles Tagged with life-threatening injuries

Injury Accident on Hilltop Drive in SaugusA crash on Route 6 this afternoon in Dennis, Massachusetts has left one-person suffering from life-threatening injuries.  A Ford F-150 was traveling westbound on Route 6, near exit 9 and the Bass River. Officials with the Dennis Fire Department say that the truck was pulling a boat at the time.   Suddenly, the truck was cut off by another vehicle attempting to merge into its lane.  As the driver swerved to avoid hitting the other vehicle, they lost control of the truck and the truck flipped over several times.

One of the injured victims in the truck was trapped underneath the vehicle for several minutes as emergency rescue workers tried to free him.  Emergency personnel from Yarmouth had to use lifting air bags to remove the man from the truck while also utilizing a chain saw to cut trees off of the truck’s door.   Both injured men were taken to Cape Cod Hospital, where one has what are described as life-threatening injuries.

Traffic backed up for several miles due to the accident and was down to one lane for over an hour as officials worked the crash.  Massachusetts State Police are still investigating the crash.  No one has been charged at this time.

Hit-and-Run Crash in Needham Involving MotorcycleA Tuesday night crash has left a motorcyclist in Chelmsford with very serious injuries.  Responding officers first got a call just after 7:00 about a motorcycle lying on the ground in pieces at High Street and Acton Road.   When officers got to the scene they discovered the injured motorcyclist as well as an SUV that had been involved in a collision with the motorcyclist.  The motorcyclist was suffering from very serious injuries because of the crash.  He was transported to Lowell General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.  The SUV driver was not injured and cooperated with police on scene.

The speed limit in the crash area is 25 mph, but there is no word on what caused the collision.  Police continue to investigate the crash.  The motorcyclist has not been immediately identified except as a 21 year old man from Lowell, Massachusetts.

Motorcyclist Accidents

Posted on April 30, 2018

man seriously injuredAn accident that took place in Springfield on Sunday left one man seriously injured. The accident happened when a Honda sedan struck a tree around 12:13 a.m. The accident took place around Goodwin and Martha streets in the Indian Orchard.

The passenger in the vehicle was struck inside the vehicle and had to be extricated using the Jaws of Life. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance and suffered life-threatening injuries.