East 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.