Serious crash involving ice cream truck in Bourne

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

(Photo: Bourne Police Department)

BOURNE, Mass. (WPRI) – A driver was injured and hundreds of people lost power after a serious crash in Bourne Saturday.

Bourne police said that officers responded to the 800 block of Scenic Highway in Bournedale Village for a reported crash; they found an ice cream truck had hit a utility pole on the side of the highway.

The driver, whose name was not released, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The truck sustained major damage as well.

While officers were on scene with the wreck, the lines on the pole began sparking and about 250 people lost power in the area. Power was restored by about 6 p.m., and the highway was back open to traffic by 9 p.m.

Police said that the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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