Last week, a 55-year-old pedestrian from Harwich was hit by a truck on Route 28 in West Yarmouth. David C. Nickerson is in critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries. Yarmouth Fire and Rescue took Nickerson by ambulance to the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School baseball fields, and he was flown by MedFlight helicopter to Mass General in Boston.
According to Yarmouth police, Jason Yanna, 23, was driving the white Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck that hit Nickerson. Police do not consider drugs or alcohol to be a factor in the accident. No charges have been filed against the driver, but the pedestrian accident is still under investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or have knowledge of the operator or pedestrian’s activities before the crash is urged to contact Patrol Investigator Gibbons at 508-775-0445 extension 3613.