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Two People Seriously Injured After Car Hits Tree in Waltham Cemetery

By PETER LOBO, Correspondent | November 07, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 110921111

WALTHAM, MA - Late on the afternoon of Sunday, November 7th, a car traveling too fast and recklessly hit a tree located in a cemetery head-on.

Waltham Fire dispatched Engine 1, Squad 5 and Medic 1 to Calvary Cemetery where firefighters found three individuals on the ground next to a 4x4 Jeep. Deputy Brock Rowland arrived and requested another medic unit and an ambulance. One individual was taken to Newton Wellesley Hospital, while another was sent to Lahey Hospital in Burlington. Both had serious injuries. The third person refused medical treatment.

The driver said he was learning how to drive, however, a witness and her daughter saw them racing around the cemetery for quite some time prior to the accident.

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