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Wareham Officer struck from behind at traffic stop sending 24-year-old operator, officer to hospital


“On May 19, 2024, at approximately 9:00 pm, a Wareham officer was on a motor vehicle stop in the area of 3132 Cranberry Highway. The officer’s vehicle was struck from behind while on the traffic stop with the officer still seated in the vehicle.

Another Wareham officer was on location and witnessed the vehicle rear-end the marked cruiser which had its emergency lights activated. Wareham EMS and Onset Fire assisted officers on scene and rendered medical attention to both the officer and the operator of the vehicle that struck the cruiser.

The operator, Cameron McPhee, twenty-four (24) years old of Plymouth, MA and the officer were both transported to Tobey Hospital by Wareham EMS.

McPhee, twenty-four (24) years old, of Plymouth, MA was charged with; Operating Under the Influence (OUI) alcohol, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Failure to move over for Emergency Vehicle, and Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol.”-Wareham Police Department.

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