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Car Strikes Trailer Carrying Boat in Whitman

By PAT TRAVERS, Senior Correspondent | June 21, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 070521100

WHITMAN, MASSACHUSETTS (PLYMOUTH COUNTY) - Around 1350 hours on the afternoon of Monday, June 21, 2021 the Whitman Fire Department responded to a reported motor vehicle accident in the area of 366 Washington Street. Engine-243, Ambulance-248 and Car-3 arrived to find a car and a boat in the roadway. The car appeared to have struck a trailer carrying the small boat, causing it to come off of its trailer, landing in the road.

The vehicle suffered front-end damage and firefighters tended to a fluid leak before the vehicle was towed away. The trailer was totaled, which caused the boat to come off of it. The occupant of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The accident was investigated by the Whitman Police Department with the assistance of the Plymouth County Sheriffs Department BCI unit.

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