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Single-Vehicle Accident Leaves Car on its Side in Whitman

By PAT TRAVERS, Senior Correspondent | May 26, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 052621115

WHITMAN, MA - Around 10:20 P.M. on the evening of Wednesday, May 26th, the Whitman and Hanson Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, located at 600 Franklin Street (Route-27), for a reported rollover motor vehicle accident. Hanson Fire arrived on scene first and reported a single-vehicle accident in Whitman, with a car on its side.

The car had come to rest on the sidewalk, against a fence near the athletic fields for the high school. Crews had to work against a passing thunderstorm, which down poured rain upon the scene. With the assistance of firefighters and police officers on scene, the lone occupant of the vehicle was able to extricate himself from the vehicle. The patient was brought to Whitman Ambulance-247 for evaluation and then transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

The Whitman and Hanson Police Departments are investigating the accident with the assistance of Plymouth County Sheriff's Department's BCI Unit.

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