WEST NEWBURY — Fire Chief Michael Dwyer and Police Chief Jeffrey Durand report the West Newbury Fire and Police Departments responded to three successive crashes this afternoon.
At 3:53 p.m., West Newbury Fire and Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Main and Bridge Streets.There were no injuries.
At 4:04 p.m., West Newbury Police, Fire, Cataldo Atlantic Ambulance and Merrimac Fire ambulance responded to Ferry Lane between Bridge and Church Streets for a report of a crash. Upon arrival, first responders found a 48-year-old male — who had been driving one of the vehicles involved in the crash — pinned between the two vehicles involved in the rear-end crash.
He was transported via medical helicopter to a Boston area hospital with injuries that are serious but not believed to be life-threatening. The Merrimac and Groveland Fire Departments provided mutual aid support at the landing zone behind the public safety building.
The incident remains under investigation by West Newbury Police and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section.
At 4:46 p.m., West Newbury Police and Fire, Cataldo Atlantic Ambulance and the Merrimac Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle crash at Bridge and Main Streets. There were no injuries.