A crash in Harwich Saturday afternoon left the operator of a van with serious injuries.
The accident occurred at approximately 2 p.m. when the vehicle struck a tree on Pleasant Lake Avenue at Briarwood Close.
Harwich Fire and Rescue arrived on scene and found the driver trapped within the van; crews had to use the “Jaws of Life” to extricate the man.
The driver was evaluated at the scene and appeared to be suffering from serious injuries; he was taken to Barnstable Municipal Airport and Med-Flighted to a Boston hospital.
Harwich Police are investigating the cause of the accident.