A Middleboro woman was injured in a car crash on August 31 after striking a tree on Cotuit Road.

Police responded to the scene of a single-car crash near Peters Pond at 12:14 PM for reports that a 2019 Toyota struck a tree.

According to witnesses, the driver, later identified as Linda Dechellis, 67, was traveling straight when she sped up, veered left and collided with the tree.

During the investigation, officers determined Ms. Dechellis suffered a medical incident prior to the collision.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene. Ms. Dechellis was injured and transported to Cape Cod Hospital by the Sandwich Fire Department.

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