Two critically injured in Rochester accident

Mar 26, 2022

ROCHESTER — Two people were critically injured Saturday morning after the car they were riding in struck a tree at 116 Marys Pond and 113 Walnut Plain roads, Rochester Fire reported.

Both occupants were transported to Rhode Island Trauma Center in separate Med Flight helicopters.

An off-duty Rochester firefighter/paramedic was the first to arrive on scene at 10:55 a.m. and reported that the occupants of the single vehicle involved in the crash were critically injured.

Rochester firefighters and paramedics, along with paramedics from Wareham, Rochester Police and Mattapoisett Police worked to extricate the two individuals and render advanced medical care, Rochester Fire Department reported. 

Two landing zones were established for helicopter transport, one at Plumb Corner and the other at Dexter Lane Senior Center.

The accident is under investigation by the Rochester Police Department. No further information on the cause is available at this time.