New details: Pedestrian struck and seriously injured in Cotuit

David Curran/Satellite News Service/CWN (used with permission)

COTUIT – A pedestrian was struck by a car and seriously injured in Cotuit around 9:20 PM Wednesday. The crash happened on Falmouth Road (Route 28) at Geraldine Road. The victim was taken to the Cape Cod Airfield on Race Lane to meet a MedFlight helicopter which airlifted him to Boston Medical Center. The driver stayed at the scene. Route 28 was closed between Putnam Road and Santuit-Newtown Road. The crash is under investigation by Barnstable Police.

Statement from Barnstable Police: On Wednesday August 5, 2020 at approximately 9:20 p.m., the Barnstable Police responded to a motor vehicle crash in which a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle that had been traveling east on Route 28 near Geraldine Road in Cotuit.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers found a male victim lying on the south side of Route 28 with serious injuries. Also located at the scene were a 2010 Ford Mustang and the vehicle’s female operator. The Mustang had moderate damage to its engine hood and windshield, however, the operator of the vehicle was uninjured.

The injured pedestrian, a 28-year-old male from Cotuit, was treated by Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire/Rescue personnel at the accident scene and subsequently was transferred by MedFlight to a Boston area hospital. At the time of this press release, the victim was listed in critical condition by the hospital’s medical personnel.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Barnstable Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Officers. If you have any information regarding the accident, please contact the Barnstable Police Department Traffic Unit at 508-775-0387.
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