Woman and her pet saved following rollover crash

Dec 6, 2019

Firefighters rescued a woman — and her pet ferret — from a car that crashed into a small ravine on Thursday in Wareham.

The woman had accidentally driven off a bridge on Barker Road, according to firefighters. She was Medflighted to a Rhode Island hospital to receive treatment. Her condition has not been made public at this time.

The car was on its side in the ravine when first responders arrived, and firefighters cut through its windshield to save the woman. 

Her pet ferret was uninjured in the crash and is being cared for by an Animal Control Officer. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Wareham Fire Department officials thanked Wareham EMS, Wareham Police, Wareham Animal Control, Plymouth Fire and Boston Medflight for “a job well done.”