Brewster Fire Department Responds to Motor Vehicle Collision and Near Drowning

On Friday at approximately 4:15 PM, the Brewster Fire Department responded to a single car motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Freemans Way and Long Pond Road. On arrival Engine 239 under the command of Captain Jeff Sturtevant found a severely damaged vehicle that had struck numerous trees after driving off the roadway. The sole occupant of the vehicle declined transportation to the hospital. The crash is under investigation by Brewster Police.
While this incident was occurring the fire department was dispatched to area 5 in Nickerson State Park for a reported near drowning. On arrival fire department personnel found a responsive teenage male on the beach who had been removed from the water after experiencing an unknown issue while swimming in Cliff Pond. The patient was packaged and transported to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation.