ROCKPORT— Chief John Horvath reports the Rockport Police Department responded to a serious head on motor vehicle crash this afternoon.
At 12:55 p.m., Rockport Police responded to the area of 50 Granite St. for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival officers located a crash between a dump truck, being driven by a man believed to be in his 30s, and a small box truck being driven by a Rockport man believed to be in his 60s.
Rockport Police, Rockport Fire, and Rockport Ambulance, received mutual aid from the Gloucester Fire Department, Gloucester Fire Rescue and the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section.
Firefighters used hydraulic tools to extract the operator of the box truck from the vehicle. He was taken by ambulance to Evans Field and then flown by medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital. The second operator was taken to Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester by ambulance.
The extent of injuries for both operators is unknown at this time. There were no other occupants in either vehicle and no other injuries were reported.
Police closed Granite Street for the investigation and has since been reopened.
The crash remains under investigation by Rockport Police and the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section.