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SUV Lands on Roof in Stoneham Sidewalk Mishap

Published in on March 11, 2024

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In a vehicular incident on Monday, an SUV dramatically overturned and ended up on its roof on a sidewalk in Stoneham, Massachusetts. After clipping another vehicle, the SUV veered off the street, struck the front steps of a residential property on Marble Street, and toppled onto its side. The accident left the female driver of the SUV entrapped inside the vehicle, necessitating a swift extraction by local firefighters.

Following the precarious rescue operation, the driver was transferred to a nearby hospital by ambulance. Early assessments by first responders indicate that she sustained injuries that were serious but not life-threatening. There were no additional injuries reported in relation to the collision.

The structural integrity of the affected home was analyzed by a building inspector, who subsequently determined that the damage did not necessitate the evacuation of its occupants. The official response to the incident included expressions of relief that no pedestrians were using the sidewalk at the time of the crash, particularly considering its timing just prior to school dismissal, according to Fire Chief Matthew Grafton’s public remarks.

The incident caused a stir in the local community as authorities worked on scene. Residents gathered, watching the emergency services attend to the aftermath of the accident. The police are continuing their investigation into the precise circumstances of the collision, and updates will be provided as more details become available.

Source: NBC Boston

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