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Complete Barnstable County, MA accident reports and news.

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Accidents in Barnstable County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Barnstable County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Barstable County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Barnstable County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Fri, 01/06/2017 Car Accident Car driver injured in crash with snow plow on Route 28 in Bourne, Massachusetts
Wed, 12/28/2016 Car Accident 32-year-old man dies, 23-year-old man injured in two-vehicle wreck on Route 151 in Falmouth, Massachusetts
Thu, 12/22/2016 Car Accident James Lavin, 17, killed, Owen Higgins, 17, killed in car crash into tree in Falmouth, Massachusetts
Sat, 10/01/2016 Car Accident Caroline Liberty, 22, and Thomas Ardan, 56, killed, and Mary Ardan, 60, injured in car collision on Buck Island Road in Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Sun, 07/24/2016 Other Type of Accident Four injured in small plane crash at Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis, Massachusetts
Wed, 07/20/2016 Bicycle Accident Girl, 7, critically injured in bicycle collision with car at Route 130 and Juniper Road in Mashpee, Massachusetts
Fri, 06/17/2016 Aircraft Accident John Ryan, 48, and Tyra Pacheco, 48, injured in helicopter crash into Crows Pond in Chatham, Massachusetts
Mon, 02/15/2016 Car Accident Cristina Moretti, 47, killed, and Jaime Childs, 39, injured in car crash in Mashpee, Massachusetts
Fri, 11/06/2015 Truck Accident 1 person seriously injured in head-on crash with cranberry truck on Route 6 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Wed, 09/30/2015 Car Accident Truck drives off pier in Chatham, Massachusetts
Sat, 08/01/2015 Car Accident Four people seriously injured in two-vehicle car wreck on Route 28 in Barnstable, Massachusetts
Fri, 05/15/2015 Car Accident 73-year-old man crashes Porsche into car wash in Orleans, Massachusetts
Tue, 03/24/2015 Truck Accident Tanker carrying 11,500 gallons of fuel tips over on the Bourne Bridge in Bourne, Massachusetts
Thu, 01/01/2015 Pedestrian Accident Garrett Gagne, 22, killed by police vehicle driven by Christopher Vardarkis while lying on Crowell Road in Chatham, MA
Sat, 12/27/2014 Car Accident Steven Berrio, 28, killed when speeding car, driven by alleged drunk driver James Rebello III, 33, launches off boulder and lands in tree off of Blue Rock Road near South Yarmouth, MA
Sat, 12/27/2014 Pedestrian Accident Kevin Regan, 62, killed and Lynda M. Cavanaugh, 62, injured in pedestrian accident with alleged drunk driver Paul G. Dennehy, 55, on Route 28 in Yarmouth, MA
Wed, 11/05/2014 Car Accident Robert Froleiks, 79, dead in three-car accident in Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Sat, 10/11/2014 Car Accident Timothy Lavallee, 21, is arrested for DUI after high-speed accident on Route 6A in Barnstable, MA
Sun, 09/28/2014 Other Type of Accident Skydiving instructor Eldon Burrier, 48, and student Andrew Munson, 29, killed during tandem jump near Barnstable, Massachusetts
Wed, 05/21/2014 Car Accident Alexander D. Holmes, 26, killed in construction zone crash on Route 6 in Sandwich, Massachusetts