Crash closes Route 6
Four injured in early-morning accident
MARSTONS MILLS — Three people suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in an early-morning crash at the intersection of Osterville-West Barnstable Road and Route 28, according to police and fire officials.
Barnstable police and the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department responded to the scene around 3:15 a.m. and discovered the two heavily damaged vehicles, according to a statement from the fire department.
Rescuers used a hydraulic tool to remove two people who were trapped in one of the cars; two others had gotten out on their own, according to the statement.
Two 20-year-old women were taken by MedFlight helicopter to Boston Medical Center and were in stable condition, according to Barnstable police Officer Michael Lounsbury. A male, whose age was not known, was taken to South Shore Medical Center, according to the statement.
A fourth victim, a male, was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. His age was also unknown.
Barnstable police are investigating the cause of the crash and no other details were immediately available.