For immediate release:
DOVER, MA – On Sunday, April 9th, 2017, the Dover Police responded to a report of an injury crash involving a bicyclist on Farm St at Junction St in Dover at approx 1633 hours. Sergeant Aaron Mick and Officer Matt Lavery arrived to find an 85 year old Newton man was suffering from serious injuries after he collided on bicycle with a motor vehicle. The vehicle was operated by a 68 year old female from Medway.
The bicyclist was treated on scene by EMTs from the Dover Fire Department and the Medfield Fire Department, and medics from the Westwood Fire Department before being transferred by ambulance to Boston MedFlight medevac helicopter and transported to Boston Medical Center. His condition has since been upgraded to stable.
A preliminary investigation showed the vehicle was traveling southbound on Farm St. The bicyclist traveling eastbound on Junction St failed to stop for a stop sign and entered the intersection colliding with the front right side of the vehicle. This incident remains under investigation, no further information is available at this time.
Media inquiries may be directed to DPD Media Services. Please do not contact the Emergency Communications Center directly on this matter.