Cook Road in Southampton closed after single car accident

Photo Courtesy: Southampton Police Department

SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Cook Road has been temporarily closed due to a single vehicle crash.

Photo Courtesy: Southampton Police Department

According to the Southampton Police Department Facebook page, an elderly man operating the car struck a utility pole.

Police said the elderly man was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and the crash appears to be due to a medical related issue.

Photo Courtesy: Southampton Police Department

Southampton Police said the utility pole needs to be replaced. Eversource Energy is currently at the location working to replace the pole that was damaged.

Southampton Police said Cook Road will remain closed for several more hours while crew members make the road safe for traffic.

There is no word on when Cook Road will reopen.

Photo Courtesy: Southampton Police Department

 

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