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Freetown Police – NBC Boston

Two drivers were seriously injured in a head-on car crash in Freetown, Massachusetts, on Saturday afternoon, police said.

According to Freetown police, the accident took place on South Main Street in Assonet village at around 5.40pm. The two cars suffered heavy damage.

Investigators believe the 26-year-old, driving a 2015 Acura TX, drove into oncoming traffic and struck a 1972 Plymouth Roadrunner driven by a 68-year-old man. One of the two had to be removed from the wreckage with what is known as the ‘jaws of life’.

Both drivers were rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. The cause of the accident was still being investigated by Freetown police on Saturday evening.

“Today’s crash on South Main Street is deeply concerning and our thoughts are with those injured,” Freetown Police Chief Scott Rose said in a statement. “The safety of the community remains our top priority and we urge anyone with information to come forward to assist our investigation.”