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Taunton man involved in crash that crushes car Wednesday

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A frightening scene took place on the Sagamore Bridge this morning.

According to Massachusetts State Police, at 11:38 a.m. Troopers responded to a crash between a car and tractor-trailer on Route 6 Eastbound of the Sagamore Bridge in Bourne.

The car was wedged beneath the tractor-trailer and was leaking gas, according to police.

The crash involved a Mercury Marquis and a Mack tractor-trailer owned by a Taunton landscaping company. The Mercury driver, an 86-year-old Quincy man, was transported to Beth Israel-Plymouth with suspected minor injuries.

The tractor-trailer driver, a 53-year-old Taunton man, was not injured.

As of 5:00 p.m., all lanes on the bridge had reopened.

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