Wrentham, Massachusetts Single Car Accident Leaves Three Injured

April 24, 2013 – Rhiannon Gately, 31, of Rosindale, Massachusetts, James Gately, 33, of Walpole, and their eight-year-old daughter sustained serious personal injuries in a single car accident on Route 140 in Wrentham on Sunday afternoon.

According to Wrentham Police, Rhiannon Gately was operating her vehicle when James Gately took control of the steering wheel, causing the automobile to cross the center line and strike a tree along the side of the road.

The Wrentham Fire Department had to extract Rhiannon Gately from the vehicle using life saving tools. She was transported by a medical helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital, along with her child.

James Gately was initially taken to Norwood Hospital, and was then transferred to Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was placed in protective custody at the hospital and charged with multiple offenses, including operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and child endangerment. He was arraigned in Wrentham District Court and his bail was set at $5,000.

The Wrentham Police were assisted at the scene by the Norfolk Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police.

Source: Patch.com, The Sun Chronicle

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