Local police and firefighters responded to an accident on Humphrey Street shortly after 4 p.m. that sent one man to the hospital.
The accident forced police to re-route traffic around Humphrey Street while the scene was cleared.
A man, believed to be the driver, was loaded into the back of a waiting ambulance and taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the accident.
Although no information has yet been released by police, it appeared that a silver Chevy Blazer struck a tree outside of 176 Humphrey St. Firefighters on scene were cleaning up gasoline leaking from the vehicle.
Marblehead Patch will be posting additional information as it becomes available.