2:35 P.M. Update from Bourne Police
PRESS RELEASE FROM MV CRASH INTO POST OFFICE
LOCATION: 220 Main Street Buzzards Bay, MA
DATE/TIME: 10/15/2018 1240 hours
The Bourne Police Department received a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle crash into the Post Office building on Main Street.
The first officers on scene reported the vehicle was halfway inside the building in the lobby/counter area. Officers determined the 79 year old Bourne man had accelerated out of control while pulling into a parking space in front of the building. The vehicle, a 2005 Toyota Camry convertible, had jumped the sidewalk curb in front of the building traveling through the front wall into the lobby.
No customers were inside the lobby at the time of the crash, and Post Officer workers were safe behind the counter.
The operator was evaluated by paramedics at the scene and released without injury. He will be charged with operating to endanger and an Immediate Threat has been filed with the RMV.
Developing - Bourne Police report that a car has crashed into the post office. Police state that there were no injuries either to the driver or anyone inside the post office.
No further information is available at this time. Bourne Police are investigating the crash.