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Chatham Crash Causes Lengthy Road Closure

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on October 16, 2017 0 Comments • views: 486

CHATHAM, MA — Shore Road between Old Harbor Road and Barcliff Avenue in Chatham was closed for approximately four hours early this morning following a three-car crash.

At 1:09 AM Chatham Police and Fire personnel responded to the scene on Shore Road near Courtney Road. Police say a Dodge Ram pickup truck crossed the center line and struck a Toyota Tundra, sending the vehicle spinning off the road. The pickup continued to travel in the opposite lane and struck a Nissan Sentra head-on.

Three people were taken to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

Police charged 33 year old Luke Lowans of Chatham, the driver of the Dodge Ram, with operating under the influence of alcohol, operating to endanger, and  a marked lanes violation.

Chatham Police and Fire were assisted at the scene by Harwich Police and Fire and the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office.

Images courtesy Chatham Police Facebook page. 



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