UPDATE – Barnstable Police press statement:
West Barnstable Head-on Collision Results in Med-Flight to Rhode Island Hospital
On May 8, 2018 at 10:30am Barnstable Police were called to Rte. 132 and the YMCA entrance, for a two car accident. Investigation revealed a 62-year-old male from Buzzards Bay was driving a 2016 Ford truck on Rte. 132 when he crossed the center line while trying to avoid a rear-end collision with a vehicle stopped to turn left. After entering the oncoming lane, the male’s vehicle collided head-on with a 2010 Toyota sedan driven by a 38-year-old Fall River woman. The collision resulted in the woman sustaining serious injuries and being taken by med-flight to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. The male was issued a citation for Failure to Stay With-in Marked Lanes.
Initial HN coverage:
WEST BARNSTABLE – As you will see in the following HN Video, a woman was airlifted to a trauma hospital in Providence this morning after her Toyota collided head-on with a large pickup truck.
The accident occurred at about 10:30AM on Route 132 in front of the Cape Cod Community College.
The victim was obviously suffering from extreme trauma when she had to be gingerly extricated from the wreckage.
Route 132 was shut down for a period of time as first responders worked the scene.
The female patient was transported via ambulance onto the nearby soccer field at Cape Cod Community College, from where she was airlifted to Rhode Island.
The operator of the pickup truck did not appear to be injured…
The crash is under investigation by the Barnstable Police Department. (No further details available at the time of this report.
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