On Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at approximately 4:00 pm, Wareham Police Department, Onset Fire Department, and EMS personnel responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle while standing in a parking lot in the area of 367 Onset Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers reported that a 44 year old Plymouth man had been struck by a vehicle operated by 36 year old Mark Giberson of Wareham. The victim, who will not be named at this time, sustained apparent serious injuries and was transported to a Boston area hospital for treatment.
Preliminary investigation shows the vehicle operated by Mr. Giberson veered to the right while traveling west on Onset Ave., struck a parked vehicle, then struck the victim, who was standing in an illuminated parking lot in the area of #367 Onset Avenue.
Mark Giberson was arrested at the scene when investigation determined he appeared intoxicated and was operating a vehicle on a suspended license. Additional criminal charges are pending. Mr. Giberson was not injured as a result of the incident, and is being held at the Wareham Police Department.
Updates to this incident will be provided when available.