2 Car Accident in Centerville Shuts Down Route 28

Drink driving accident airbagsA West Barnstable man is facing several motor vehicle charges, including Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol following a two-car crash in Centerville.

The accident happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday when the driver of a Toyota SUV pulled out of the parking lot of the Centerville Plaza onto Falmouth Rd and struck a vehicle traveling eastbound. The SUV then accelerated, striking a fire hydrant and a fence. That driver and his passenger, plus the driver of the other vehicle were taken to Cape Cod Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Barnstable Police say the driver of the SUV, an unidentified 36-year old male, is being charged with Negligent Operation, Failure to Yield, and Operating Under the Influence.

Route 28 was closed for a period of time while police and fire officials cleared the accident scene.

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