Multi-vehicle crash involving bus leaves one lifeless in Barnstable

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Two have been additionally injured within the three-way crash Tuesday afternoon.

One individual was killed and two others injured Tuesday in a multi-vehicle crash involving a Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority bus, Barnstable officers mentioned. 

Barnstable police responded to the crash at Previous Stage Highway close to Carleton Lane in Centerville shortly earlier than 5 p.m., the division mentioned in a press launch. Three autos have been concerned within the crash, together with the bus. 

One of many drivers, a 39-year-old Centerville man, wasn’t respiration when officers arrived, and first responders carried out CPR on him. He was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital, the place he succumbed to his accidents and was pronounced lifeless, police mentioned.

Two different individuals have been transported to Cape Cod Hospital. Barnstable police didn’t present any particulars on the character of their accidents, nor did they determine the driving force who died.

In an announcement offered to, the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority mentioned its fleet is provided with video and audio surveillance, and a evaluate discovered that the bus was touring northbound on Previous Stage Highway on the correct pace restrict and inside marked lanes on the time of the crash.

The transit company mentioned an oncoming automobile veered into the lane and struck the bus on the driver’s facet rear quarter, additionally crashing head-on right into a automobile behind the bus.

“There have been no brake marks indicating that the oncoming driver had tried to keep away from the collisions,” Cape Cod RTA mentioned. “Our bus driver and three passengers have been unhurt.”

Barnstable police mentioned their Crash Reconstruction Staff is investigating the deadly collision, and each the police division and Cape Cod RTA provided condolences to the household of the driving force who died.