Cement truck crashes into tree on Route 6 in West Barnstable

West Barnstable Fire/CWN

WEST BARNSTABLE – A cement mixer reportedly struck a tree in West Barnstable shortly after noon Tuesday. The crash happened on Route 6 eastbound between exits 4 and 5. The impact sheared off the drum holding the concrete from the Fuccillo Ready Mix truck Firefighters had to extricate the driver from the wreckage. A MedFlight helicopter was requested to land at Cape Cod Community College but had to abort due to fog so the victim was taken by ambulance to South Shore Hospital trauma center in Weymouth. Firefighters also had to deal with a large diesel fuel spill from the truck. Only the left lane was getting by and motorists were advised to expect heavy delays in the area. The delays persisted into the early evening as a crane needed to be brought in to remove the truck.  State Police are investigating the incident and the possibility a tire blew before the crash.

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