Route 6 No Longer Closed After Crash (UPDATE)

An accident in Wellfleet Friday afternoon shut down Route 6 for an extended period of time.

The incident happened at approximately 12:30 p.m. when a chain reaction crash occurred involving four vehicles including a cement mixer near Spring Brook Road.

Wellfleet Police arrived on scene and found the large cement truck on its side with the driver trapped.

The operator of the vehicle, 53-year-old Jeffrey Perry, of Eastham, was eventually freed and administered first aid; a med-flight helicopter arrived on scene for transport to a Boston hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries.

None of the other drivers were injured in the accident.

Traffic was unable to travel on Route 6 between Eastham and West Road for about 6 hours.

Wellfleet Police, Massachusetts State Police and the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the accident.

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