WINTHROP 一 Police Chief Terence M. Delehanty and Fire Chief Scott Wiley report that the Winthrop Police and Fire Departments responded to a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night.
At approximately 8:30 p.m., Winthrop Police and Fire were dispatched to the area of Pleasant Street and Pauline Street for a report of a single-vehicle crash.
Upon arrival, first responders found that the vehicle had hit a telephone pole and traffic signal before coming to rest against a stone wall. Bystanders, including an off-duty Massachusetts State Police Trooper, had pulled the driver, a man believed to be approximately 60 years old, from the vehicle and initiated CPR.
The man was transported by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. There was no one else in the vehicle.
The crash is under investigation by the Winthrop Police Department, with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and detectives assigned to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. An initial investigation indicates that the man may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash.