Four injured after SUV strikes utility pole in Cape Cod and rolls over several times


At approximately 1:00am on Tuesday morning, the Barnstable Police Department and Hyannis Fire Department received a 911 call for a reported car fire on Smith Street near Circle Drive in Hyannis.

First responders arrived on scene to find an SUV truck fully engulfed in flames with 4 people outside the vehicle – passengers who had managed to self-extricate. Three of the passengers received minor injuries and one person’s injuries were severe enough to need to be transported to the hospital.

A preliminary investigation suggests that the SUV struck the utility pole then rolled over several times and caught on fire.

The crash remains under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police and local police.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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