Brewster Fire Department Responds to Car vs Pole

On Friday January 29 at 11:43 p.m. the Heavy Rescue 241 and Ambulance 244 responded to a single car motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Slough Road and Cranview Road. On arrival Captain Christopher Flavell reported a vehicle had impacted a utility pole causing the pole to snap in half leaving live power lines down in the roadway.  With Brewster Police personnel securing the road firefighters began patient assessment of the single occupant of the vehicle while simultaneously evaluating and mitigating any potential safety concerns. EverSource was requested to the scene to repair the downed power lines and pole. The occupant of the vehicle eventually refused transport to the hospital. All Brewster Fire Department units were placed in service at 12:22 a.m.  The Brewster Police are conducting an investigation of the incident.