A head-on collision between two vehicles late Wednesday night in Stoughton sent two women to the hospital with life threatening injuries, Captain Don Jasmin of the said.
The crash occurred on March 21 at 11:03 p.m. at the intersection of Park and Turnpike Streets.
A MedFlight was requested but was unavailable due to foggy weather conditions where the helicopter was stationed, Jasmin said.
Instead, the two patients were transported to the hospital via ambulance, one to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, and the other to Boston Medical Center.
Stoughton's Engine 1 and 4 and Ambulance 1 and 2 responded to the scene.
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- A car struck a pedestrian Thursday at 7:11 a.m. in Stoughton Center, Jasmin said. The car was traveling northbound through the downtown and struck a pedestrian in the crosswalk near Honey Dew Donuts, according to Jasmin. He said the extent of the pedestrian's injuries were minor and were non life threatening. This person was transported to Good Samaritan as a precaution.
- Due to the dry weather conditions and the recent string of high temperatures, Jasmin wanted to remind residents to be cautious outside as the area is prone for possible brush fires. As a result, outside burning will NOT be allowed to take place on Thursday or Friday (March 22-23).