[Editor’s note: This version corrects an error in which the drivers were connected to the wrong vehicles. The Express apologizes for the error.]
Two local men received serious injuries following a motor vehicle crash in Whitman on July 22 at approximately 9:30 p.m.
A medical helicopter air-lifted Jesse D. Farra, 31, of Whitman the operator of the motorcycle, to Tufts Medical Center for multi system trauma following the crash.
In a joint press release through the offices of Police Chief Timothy Hanlon and Fire Chief Timothy Clancy, the accident which occurred in the area of Bedford Street route 18 involved, a 2017 Subaru BRZ, which had collided with a motorcycle, a 2020 Harley Davidson FLHCS.
Chase J. Siereveld, 21, of Halifax, the driver of the Subaru was also injured. Both vehicles sustained serious damage. A State Police Reconstruction C.A.R.S. unit was summoned to the scene as part of the investigation in the area of 674 Bedford Street.
“From the initial reports it appears that the motorcycle was heading southbound on Bedford St. and had passed the intersection at Temple Street,” according to Hanlon. “The car was heading northbound and turned in front of the motorcycle attempting to enter the parking lot at Papa Gino’s/Whitman Liquors.”
The accident is still under investigation by the MSP C.A.R.S. unit, according Hanlon.