BFD Responds to Motor Vehicle Collision on Harwich Road

At approximately 11:10 pm on Monday Brewster Fire Department was dispatched for a motor vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Harwich Road (RT 124) and Crowell’s Bog Road. Upon arrival, the crew of Ambulance 242 discovered a compact car that appeared to have hit a tree snapping it off at the top. The vehicle ended up in the front yard of a home in close proximity to the tree. The driver was found inside the vehicle suffering from possible serious injuries. Under command of Acting Deputy Chief Dalmau and with the assistance of the crew of Heavy Rescue 241, the vehicle was stabilized, placed on a backboard, extricated from the vehicle and transported to Cape Cod Hospital. After initial evaluation and treatment at the hospital the patient was flown via Medflight to a Boston area hospital. RT 124 was shut down in both directions for a short time. The accident is under the investigation of the Brewster Police Dept.

PHOTOS COURTESY OF CRAIG CHADWICK