Brewster Fire Department Responds to Route 6 Motor Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 1:11 p.m. the Brewster Fire Department was dispatched to Route 6 eastbound at mile marker 86.2 for a reported motor vehicle accident with injury. Ambulance 242 and Heavy Rescue 241 under the command of Captain Christopher Flavell responded from Brewster along with an automatic aid Route 6 line box assignment from the Orleans and Harwich Fire Departments consisting of Orleans Engine 175 and Ambulance 174 and Harwich Ambulance 62 and Car 61 (Chief of Department Norman Clarke).

Chief Clarke was the first unit on scene and reported a two car collision involving a construction vehicle that was parked in the highway rest area and a car that had driven off the highway and contacted the rear of the parked truck at a high rate of speed. The Chief also reported one occupant was injured and trapped in the vehicle. He then assumed command of the incident. Orleans units arrived on scene first and with the assistance of Brewster and Harwich personnel initiated patient care and extrication operations. The victim was rapidly removed from the vehicle and transported by the Orleans ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. All units were released from the scene and returned to their respective stations at 1:46 p.m.