Traffic Alert from Dennis Police - Old Bass River Road

Updated - Truck struck bridge, concrete feel on car, driver extricated...

Massachusetts State Police provided an update shortly after 8 p.m.  They report that a crane towed by a tractor trailer struck the bridge.  The debris struck a passing vehicle.  One person was transported to Cape Cod Hospital.

At the time of the State Police report, Route 6 traffic was diverted to Route 134.  The Old Bass River Road overpass in Dennis was closed completely pending a safety evaluation of the damaged overpass by an engineer.

Rt 6W Exit 9A Bass River Bridge closed after crane towed by TT strikes bridge. Debris struck passing vehicle. 1 person transported to area hospital. diverted to Rt 134. Updates to follow

Dennis Police issued the following statement at 6:30 p.m Friday evening:

"Due to a motor vehicle crash on Route 6 westbound at the Old Bass River Road overpass, that section of Old Bass River Road at the overpass will be closed until further notice. The crash involved a vehicle striking one of the overpass supports. Route 6 westbound traffic is being diverted off of Route 6 onto Route 134."

Police have not released information about the circumstances of the crash or status of vehicle occupants. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on