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Harwich FD Ambulance Involved in Two-Car Crash

By David J. LeBlanc, Correspondent | June 03, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 060421113

HARWICH, MA - A two vehicle crash involving a Harwich Fire Department Ambulance occurred at the intersection of Route 39 and Chatham Rd. No injuries were reported. Route 39 was closed for an extended period of time for accident reconstruction.

While responding to a cardiac arrest in West Harwich, the ambulance for station 2 struck vehicle at Chatham Rd and Route 39 at 16:48 hours on June 3rd. The ambulance had all of its warning lights on and the siren was operating at the time of the accident. No one was injured in either vehicle.
The ambulance struck a telephone pole after impact with the vehicle. The pole was broken due to the impact. Power was lost briefly in the area.

Route 39 will be closed for an undetermined period of time while the pole is replaced by Verizon and Eversource.

The accident is being investigated by the Harwich Police and the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction Team.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.