YPD/OUI Heroin Accident

YPD/OUI Accident


Yarmouth Police and Firefighters were dispatched Saturday night to a motor vehicle crash on Buck Island Road in the vicinity of the Yarmouth Water Department.

An investigation revealed that a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze had been operating West on Buck Island Road, left the roadway, struck and sheared off a utility pole and then came to rest sideways on a guardrail.

Witnesses stated that the vehicle appeared to be operating within the speed limit, but began swerving before smashing into the utility pole.

A follow up investigation at Cape Cod Hospital revealed that 27 year old Amanda Shewan of Dennis had used heroin prior to the crash.

She was charged with O.U.I. drugs, operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger and marked lanes violation.

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