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Car Strikes Pole in Hanson, Driver Found in Cardiac Arrest

By PAT TRAVERS, Senior Correspondent | May 08, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 050821101

HANSON, MA - Around 3:20 P.M. on the afternoon of Friday, May 7th, the Hanson Fire Department received nearly simultaneous calls for motor vehicle accidents at both 200 and 583 Liberty Street. Ambulance-2 responded to 200 Liberty Street, while Ambulance-3 responded to 583 Liberty Street. Initial calls for the 583 Liberty Street crash reported a car struck a telephone pole and that the occupant was unconscious.

Ambulance-3 arrived on scene at 583 Liberty Street and found a single car vs. telephone pole. When firefighters arrived at the patient, they found them to be unconscious and not breathing. Command reported that CPR was in progress and off-duty firefighters were requested to the scene to assist. The victim was quickly extricated from the vehicle and placed in the back of A-3 for treatment.

Ambulance-2 was able to clear the other motor vehicle accident with patient refusals and then responded to 583 Liberty Street to assist. Firefighters transported the victim to the Brockton Hospital with CPR in progress. The condition of the victim in the crash was not immediately known. No other vehicles were involved, and no other injuries were reported. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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