UPDATE FROM COMM FD – 10:30PM – At Approx 1917 COMM Fire received a report of a rollover vehicle crash with injuries and power lines down. Upon arrival we found a flat bed tow truck on its side with 1 occupant who was out of the vehicle. He was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The truck had struck a telephone pole and a tree which caused a break in one of the primary wires. The tree was leaning on two other primary wires and secondary power wires with minor arcing. The wires were not impacting the truck. Power was out in the immediate area, the road was closed to traffic by the BPD and Eversource was requested.
Eversource shut down power to the road to make repairs and the truck will be removed once repairs are completed and the wires are secured. The Barnstable police remain on scene.
CENTERVILLE – As you will see in the following HN Video, a tow truck driver was taken to CCH after his flatbed rolled and damaged a utility pole.
At about 7:15PM, Barnstable Police and COMM Firefighters responded to 446 South Main Street after a report that a utility pole had been struck, resulting in a rollover accident…
South Main Street was completely shut down between Centerville and Osterville for several hours while Eversource crews fixed the damaged pole and restored power.
The tow truck drivers injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
The following HN Video highlights the scene….