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Six-Vehicle Pile-up Accident in North Attleboro Causes InjuriesHyannis, MA (July 9, 2018) – A three vehicle collision has been reported in Hyannis, Massachusetts Monday evening.  The accident took place at the corner of West Main and Pine Streets just before noon on Monday.  The crash caused one vehicle to roll over onto its roof, according to Hyannis Fire Lieutenant Jeffrey Huska.

Hyannis police along with fire and rescue officials came to West Main to assist an injured woman.  The woman received treatment on scene and was later transported to nearby Cape Cod Hospital for additional medical attention.  Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Traffic in the area was slowed for about an hour while officials worked the crash scene.  No charges were issued as a result of the accident, however, the investigation into the crash and its cause remains ongoing at this time.

Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-90Woburn, MA (July 6, 2018) – A rollover crash occurred Friday on Route 128 North in Woburn, Massachusetts.  Woburn police report that a landscaping truck was traveling on 128 pulling a bobcat machine on a trailer.  Suddenly, and for reasons unknown, the driver lost control of the truck.  The truck rolled over and the bobcat machine landed on the highway.

Fire and rescue officials, along with police, responded to the accident scene.  There were injuries reported in the crash but the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.  Both lanes of Route 128 experienced significant delays as a result of the crash.  No additional information on this crash is available as of Friday evening.  Police are still working to determine a cause for the rollover.

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27826443258_b358ca39e1_b-300x300Westfield, MA (June 30, 2018) – A serious rollover crash occurred Saturday in Westfield, Massachusetts.  A 2o12 Volkswagen was traveling on Cabot Road when it came to a stop sign.  A 2004 Toyota was traveling in the opposite direction.  The vehicles collided at the intersection and both flipped over.  Three ambulances, along with police and fire department workers came to the scene to assist in the cleanup.   In total, 3 people including a child were transported to Bay State Medical Center with injuries that, fortunately, are not believed to be life-threatening.

The Volkswagen driver told police that they stopped at the stop sign.  However, they have said that the Toyota did not have a stop sign and did have the right of way at the intersection.  Police have not officially determined a cause for the crash and are still investigating.

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Tractor Trailer Accident on Quincy StreetI 84 State Line (June 29, 2018) – Massachusetts State Police responded to an early morning tractor trailer rollover on Interstate 84 near the Connecticut Line on Friday morning.  The call came in to police headquarters shortly after 2:00 am.  The caller advised State Police that the accident had just occurred in the eastbound lanes of the highway and that a tractor trailer had rolled over onto its side.

Troopers went to the scene in response to the call and discovered a truck lying on its drivers side in the roadway.  The truck driver was able to extricate himself from the wreckage prior to police arrival.  The driver sustained injuries in the rollover, however, the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.  The truck had to be lifted upright and removed from the roadway.  Although the accident occurred at an off hour for traffic, there were some delays in the area while police and other workers cleared the accident and re-opened all lanes of the highway.  There are no further details immediately available.

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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.

images-1-3Tuesday morning got off to a rough start in Sherewsbury, Massachusetts with a mutiple car accident.  The accident occurred at Route 290, near Route 140.  The incident happened very early in the morning, just after 1:00 am.  Shrewsbury police officers came to the scene of the crash and discovered that the impact of the collision had caused one vehicle to roll over onto its side, pinning the driver inside momentarily.

Officers noted that the crash involved injuries.  The extent of the injuries remains unknown at this time.  The crash resulted in difficulty for motorists passing through the area, although because it occurred at an off-peak hour, the effect on traffic was not as great as it would have been otherwise.  The names of those injured and their conditions are not available at this time.  Police remained on scene for a brief period of time to investigate before leaving and re-opening the area for traffic.

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