Two Dead in West Yarmouth Crash

Image Courtesy of Yarmouth Police

Image Courtesy of Yarmouth Police

WEST YARMOUTH – Police are investigating a crash in West Yarmouth Saturday night that killed two people.

The two-vehicle crash occurred on Buck Island Road between Janor Way and the entrance to the Halcyon Condominium Complex just after 10:30 p.m., according to Yarmouth Police.

One of the vehicles ended up on its roof.

Police and fire personnel arrived to the scene and immediately began treatment of the two victims who suffered traumatic injuries but lifesaving attempts were unsuccessful, according to police.

A third person, who suffered serious injuries, was taken to Cape Cod Hospital and was later transferred to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

The driver of a 2004 GMC Sierra operating westbound on Buck Island Road who was unable to survive has been identified as Caroline A. Liberty age 22 of Arlington Street in West Yarmouth.

The driver of the 2012 Audi Q7 operating eastbound on Buck Island Road who is currently in critical condition has been identified as Mary E. Ardan age 60 of Stoney Brook Road in Charlton, Massachusetts.

The passenger in the Audi who was unable to survive has been identified as Thomas Ardan age 56, the husband of Mary Ardan.

A portion of Buck Island Road was closed for about four hours as a preliminary investigation was completed by members of the Barnstable County Criminal Investigations Bureau, the Yarmouth Police Crash Reconstruction Team and the Barnstable Police Department.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash or have knowledge of events leading up to the crash is urged to immediately contact Yarmouth Police Department Detective Michael Zontini at 508.775.0445 extension 2129 or by email at

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