Updated: Serious crash reported in Wellfleet

WELLFLEET – A serious crash was reported in Wellfleet sometime after 9:30 AM Saturday. The crash happened on Cahoon Hollow Road between Old Kings Highway and Great Pond Road. Firefighters had to extricate two victims from the wreckage. A Medflight helicopter was requested to Cape Cod Gateway Airport to fly the most seriously injured victim to an off-Cape trauma center. Wellfleet Police are investigating the cause of the crash. Further details were not immediately available.

From Wellfleet Police: On September 9, 2023, at approximately 9:54 AM, the Wellfleet Police Department received a 911 call reporting a single car motor vehicle crash on Cahoon Hollow Road near George’s Way. Wellfleet Police and Wellfleet Fire/Rescue responded to the area and located a 1988 Toyota Land Cruiser on its side, leaning against a tree several feet into the woods. Responding officers found a tree in the roadway as a result of the crash which made it necessary to temporarily close the road. The motor vehicle was operated by a 72-year-old female from Wellfleet who sustained potentially life-threatening injuries. Based on injuries sustained, she was MedFlighted to a Boston area hospital. A 41-year-old female passenger from Cambridge, was transported to Cape Cod Hospital for what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries. The vehicle was removed by Silver Cloud Towing and Cahoon Hollow Road was reopened to traffic at approximately 11:56 AM. The crash is being investigated by the Wellfleet Police Department.
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