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Possible Medical Emergency Causes Truck vs House in Whitman

By PAT TRAVERS, Senior Correspondent | August 26, 2020 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 090620101

WHITMAN, MASSACHUSETTS (PLYMOUTH COUNTY) - Around 1145 hours on the morning of Wednesday, August 26, 2020 the Whitman Fire Department was dispatched for a reported medical emergency at 698 South Avenue. While en route, dispatch reported the incident to be a motor vehicle versus a house. Car-3, Engine-243 and Ambulance-249 responded.

Companies arrived to find a single vehicle accident, with a pick-up truck smashed against an occupied residential building. Firefighters were able to extricate the victim from the truck and bring them to Ambulance-249. The victim was treated and transported to the Brockton Hospital for further care. The building inspector was requested to the scene to check the structural stability of the building. Only minor damage was reported to the house.

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