Accident At Bourne Rotary Requires Two Medical Helicopters

Roll-over accident on the Bourne Rotary.
GENE M. MARCHAND/ENTERPRISE - Roll-over accident on the Bourne Rotary.
Updated 3:08 PM-
A car fleeing a burglary crashed and rolled over on the Bourne Rotary today. 
Both occupants of the silver sedan that rolled over were flown by medical helicopter to Boston-area hospitals with trauma injuries.


At about 11:30 AM today, according to Bourne police, a Club House Drive resident notified police that he had just seen a vehicle drive away from his house at a high rate of speed.
The resident said he was following the vehicle, a silver sedan, and believed the occupants may have just burglarized his residence.
He told police that he was driving north on MacArthur Boulevard, had observed two men in the sedan, and later was able to provide the police with a license plate number.
Officers responded to MacArthur Boulevard, where they observed a silver sedan traveling at a high rate of speed as it approached the Bourne Rotary.
As the sedan entered the rotary, police said, it lost control, struck the curbing, rolled over several times and came to rest in the rotary.
Officers found two unresponsive, but semi-conscious, occupants trapped in the vehicle. Bourne Fire Rescue immediately responded, and subsequently requested two MedFlight helicopters to transport the men to Boston-area hospitals.
Police said they discovered numerous items inside the vehicle that later were determined to have been stolen from the Club House Drive residence. The items included a large-screen television, gaming consoles and video games, jewelry, money, tablets and cellphone.
The police said they also found a backpack inside the sedan containing burglarious tools such as a crowbar and pry bars. Both vehicle occupants were wearing gloves when the accident occurred.
Police identified the two men in the sedan as Kristopher Santillo, 25, of Dartmouth, and Sage Vandersluis, 35, of New Bedford.
The police are continuing their investigation of the incident.


12:15 PM Original Report-Bourne police said a Pocasset resident returned to his Clubhouse Drive home to find a breaking-and-entering in progress this afternoon. At least one suspect fled the scene in a vehicle, which subsequently was involved in a rollover crash at the Bourne Rotary, leading to injury. Bourne Fire Rescue said two medical helicopters were called in to transport patients.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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  • Snus50

    Both robbers will get some serious probation for that offense