State Police Investigating Serious Injury Crash in Wareham

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 03282017 – State Police Investigating Serious Injury Crash in Wareham

This afternoon at about 1:35 p.m., State Police from the Bourne Barracks responded to a single-vehicle crash Route 495 northbound just north of Route 25 westbound in Wareham which resulted in serious injury.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Christopher Andrade indicates that a 2016 Dodge Challenger was traveling on Route 495 northbound just north of Route 25 when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle lost control going off the highway into the median and striking a tree. The investigation is looking into excessive speed as a contributing factor.

The operator, a 30-year-old Hyannis man, was transported to Tobey hospital with serious injuries. The passenger, a 29-year old Barnstable woman was transported to Rhode island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This crash remains under investigation with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section. State Police were assisted on scene by Wareham Fire and EMS as well as MassDOT.

Please do not contact the barracks for media inquiries.

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