Head-on collision on Sandwich Road sends one person to the hospital

Dec 18, 2020

A head-on crash on Sandwich Road sent one person to the hospital on Friday, Dec. 18, according to a press release from the Wareham Police Department. 

The Wareham Police Department, Fire Department and EMS responded to the accident at 8:20 a.m. Emergency responders encountered two vehicles with severe damage at the scene. The vehicles were off in the brush on the side of the road.

Emergency responders from the Fire Department and EMS removed an individual from one vehicle, according to the press release. That individual was then transported to Tobey Hospital with unknown injuries.

The press release stated that initial reports indicate one vehicle tried to pass another and then struck a vehicle in the opposite lane, causing the accident. 

While emergency responders worked at the scene of the crash, the police department said Sandwich road was closed to through traffic for about an hour. 

The police department said the ongoing investigation is being conducted by Officer Malik Wilkes and Sergeant Paul Somers.