UPDATE FROM THE SANDWICH POLICE: The Sandwich Police Department is investigating a head on motor vehicle accident at Cotuit and Route 130 leaving three people in serious condition and one person with non-threatening injuries.
The Sandwich Police Department responded to the motor vehicle accident just after 8pm. A vehicle was travelling North on Route 130 and collided with a second vehicle which was in the Southbound lane turning left onto Cotuit Rd. Three individuals were transported to South Shore Hospital with serious injuries and one individual was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess in Plymouth with non-life threatening injuries.
Barnstable County CIO and the State Police Accident Reconstruction team responded to the scene and are assisting with the ongoing investigation.
SANDWICH – At about 8:15PM last evening, police and firefighters responded to the intersection of Route 130 and Cotuit Road for a head on crash with multiple people injured.
One patient was said to have “priority one” head trauma. A rescue helicopter was requested for a nearby landing zone, with a wait of about 45 minutes or more. About 15 minutes later, firefighters made the decision to rush the patient to an off-Cape Trauma center…
According to emergency radio transmissions, there may have been a total of 3 to 4 victims. As previously mentioned, one patient was considered “priority one,” and another patient was said to be “priority two.” At least one of the victims was said to have been still unconscious when first responders initially received the call…
The identities and current conditions of the victims remains unknown a the time of this report.
The following video highlights the scene, with two heavily damaged vehicles awaiting processing by an accident reconstruction team.
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