Updated: Cement mixer snags wires toppling pole in Wellfleet

WELLFLEET – The driver of a cement mixer was trapped after the truck reportedly snagged power lines causing a utility pole to topple. The incident happened shortly after 10 AM on Boundbrooj Island Road near the Wellfleet Transfer Station. The driver was not injured but had to wait for Eversource to cut power before exiting the vehicle. Wellfleet Police are investigating the incident.

From Wellfleet Police: On Monday April 1, 2024 at approximately 10:20 AM, the Wellfleet Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of Bound Brook Island Road and Pamet Point Road in Wellfleet for a single car, motor vehicle crash. The vehicle involved was a cement mixing truck which had struck low hanging wires. As a result, a telephone pole was damaged, and the area is currently impassable. There were no injuries involved. Eversource is currently working on replacing the pole. Please contact Eversource to report any power outages you are experiencing. Seek an alternate travel route for the remainder of the day.

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