• Motorcyclist taken to hospital after colliding with Yarmouth police cruiser

    By: Mike Saccone

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    YARMOUTH, Mass. - A motorcycle and Yarmouth police cruiser collided Monday on Route 28 near the Barnstable town line.

    The crash happened in heavy traffic around 4:15 p.m. 

    Yarmouth Police said the initial investigation indicates the motorcyclist was passing a number of cars on the right side shoulder area and collided with a police cruiser that was trying to turn left into a service station.

    The motorcyclist was taken to Cape Cod Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

    The police officer in the cruiser wasn’t hurt. 

    A small portion of Route 28 was shut down for a short time while the Barnstable Police Department conducted crash reconstruction services and the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office Crime Scene Unit collected evidence.

    Yarmouth Police said they’d release more information at 10 a.m. Tuesday. 

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