Four-car crash in Rochester leaves two with ‘non life-threatening’ injuries

Nov 18, 2023

ROCHESTER — A four-car crash at the intersection of Braley Hill Road and North Avenue in Rochester on Thursday, Nov. 16 caused “serious damage” to vehicles but left two occupants with “non life-threatening injuries,” according to the Rochester Fire Department.

“First on scene responders reported heavy damage to vehicles and possibly six patients who needed to be assessed,” wrote the department in a Facebook post. 

The Rochester Fire Department responded to the crash at approximately 1 p.m. and was assisted by mutual aid ambulances from the Lakeville and Acushnet Fire Departments. 

Two of six occupants required hospital transport, with one being brought to Tobey Hospital in Wareham and the other being brought to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. The were reported to have non life-threatening injuries.

“All of the occupants reported to have been wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash,” wrote the Fire Department in a Facebook post. “As you can see from the extent and serious damage to the vehicles the potential for injury to the occupants was high. Seatbelt use minimizes traumatic injury and saves lives.”