Cohasset: Driver injured after crashing into used car lot

Cohasset Police say a South Boston man was injured during a rush hour crash on Rte. 3A on Wednesday afternoon.

When officers arrived they say they discovered a 2001 Ford Explorer on its side with 37-year-old Daniel Price from South Boston trapped inside. Officers immediately entered the vehicle through a window and rendered first aid until members of the Cohasset Fire Department arrived.

Cohasset Fire Fighters used the jaws-of-life to extricate him and Price was transported to South Shore Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, preliminary reports show Price was driveing a Ford Explorer north on Rte. 3A when he crossed over the fog line and hit three parked cars that were for sale in the parking lot of a used car dealership. The Ford Explorer was totaled, along with a 2004 Ford Mustang that was for sale. Two other parked vehicles, a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser and a 2009 Subaru Legacy, which were also for sale, were damaged.

No citations have been issued yet but Lieutenant Quigley of the Cohasset Police Department indicated that charges are likely.

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Steven Dodrill left the WATD news team in 2013. "Follow" him on Twitter At Franklin Pierce, Steven worked to introduce new forms of media like YouTube, and Twitter to the Franklin Pierce community.  Steven graduated Cum Laude and with honors in Mass Communication from Franklin Pierce University in May of 2009. Steven focused his education and experience in New Hampshire around sports broadcasting, digital media, broadcast journalism, news, media production, and political reporting. "Like" him on Facebook Dodrill also interned with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer of 2007, and most recently in the spring of 2009 he completed an internship in the newsroom at WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH.