The following is the actual press statement from the Falmouth Police Department:
On Sunday, June 24, 2018 at approximately 0632 hrs Falmouth Police and
Fire responded to the report of a Motor Vehicle Roll Over Crash with injury
at the intersecting roads of Central Ave and Menauhant Road in East
Further reports were that the male operator was trapped inside of
the vehicle. Prior to Police/EMS arrival the Male would self-extricate from
The preliminary investigation revealed that a Black 2004 Jeep Grand
Cherokee traveling south on Central Ave failed to negotiate the 90 degree
turn onto Menauhant Road. The Jeep would leave the roadway traveling
onto the beach sand striking a warning sign and a utility guide wire support
pole and then rolling over onto its roof approximately 100 feet from the edge
of Menauhant Road. The impact with the guide wire support pole resulted
in secondary power lines being severed and coiling north along Central Ave.
Eversource has responded to the scene and have turned off power effecting
area homes along Menauhant Road.
The male operator, a 48 year old East Falmouth resident, was alone in the
vehicle and was transported by FFRD to the Falmouth Hospital Emergency
Room for non-life threatening injuries.
Based upon the crash investigation the Male Operator will be cited for Motor Vehicle Violations.
Top photo courtesy of Falmouth Fire-Rescue
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