Car Accident Leaves One in Critical Condition
An accident involving a pick-up truck and garbage truck this morning sent one to a Boston hospital in critical condition and shut down Rt. 151 for some time.
Falmouth police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Rt. 151 near Ashurnet Rd. at 8:30 a.m. today, according to a press release.
When police arrived on scene the pick-up truck was fully engulfed in fire and the garbage truck was overturned; both drivers were out of their vehicles.
The Falmouth Fire Department put out the fire and treated the drivers for their injuries, later transporting them both to the Falmouth Hospital.
The female driver of the pick-up truck was later taken by Med-Flight to a Boston area hospital in critical condition.
The driver of the garbage truck suffered minor injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.