On Sunday, September 21, 2014 at approximately 11:30 pm, officers of the Wareham Police Department responded to a reported motor vehicle accident in the area of #173 Onset Ave. in the Onset Village section of Wareham.
Upon arrival at the scene of the single vehicle crash, officers noticed an adult female passenger was sitting outside the vehicle with obvious injuries to her face, while an unconscious male operator remained in the vehicle and was treated by Onset Fire Department and Wareham EMS personnel for serious injuries sustained during the accident, which involved the vehicle overturning several times as it traveled east on Onset Avenue.
The 42 year old male, a Plymouth, MA resident, was transported by Wareham EMS to Tobey Hospital in Wareham, where he later passed away as a result of his injuries. The identity of the male is being withheld at this time, due to pending notification of family members.
The female occupant of the vehicle was also transported to Tobey Hospital, where she was treated for injuries stated to be non-life-threatening at this time.
Investigation of the motor vehicle accident is ongoing. Further information will be provided when it becomes available.