Press Release 6.17.2015 SPD

Sandwich Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash Single car roll over.  Upon arrival officer found a VW Jetta rolled over on its side, wedged against a tree.

The operator was trapped in the car and Sandwich Fire Department had to break out the windshield to get the operator out.  The operator did not suffer any injuries but was transported to Cape Cod Hospital for observations.  The operator is identified as 86 year old Patricia Stebbins of Sandwich.

According to witnesses and the evidence at the scene, it appears the operator accidentally accelerated instead of braking when approaching stopped traffic.

Press Release 6.17.2015 SPD

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