Articles Tagged with Hatfield

Accident at Exit 22 in WorcesterHatfield, MA (July 12, 2018) – A three vehicle crash in Hatfield, Massachusetts was reported to police on Wednesday afternoon.  The call came in around 4:05 pm concerning three cars involved in a wreck on northbound Interstate 91, near the Chestnut Street overpass.

Massachusetts State Police responded to the accident call.  Multiple ambulances were dispatched to the scene upon reports of injuries suffered in the crash.  Several people were transported to area hospitals with unknown injuries.  Traffic was slowed for at least two miles coming from the site of the accident in the northbound lanes.  The southbound side also experienced issues due to onlooker delays.

Massachusetts State Police are still investigating and have released no further details regarding the accident as of Thursday morning.

download-3-1Hatfield, MA (July 7, 2018) – A Massachusetts State Trooper suffered injuries after crashing his cruiser early this morning on Route 91 in Hatfield.  The Trooper was responding to a call for a disabled motor vehicle  at approximately 1:30 a.m. when a deer darted in front of his police vehicle.  The Trooper swerved to avoid the deer, but struck a guardrail instead.  His vehicle then went over the side of the guardrail before coming to rest.

After the crash, the Trooper’s car became engulfed in flames.  A second Trooper was luckily in the area and was able to pull the Trooper out before the accident became catastrophic. Hatfield and Northampton Firefighters responded to extinguish the car fire and provided medical aid along with EMS.

The injured Trooper, whose name has not been released, was transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton and was later transferred to Bay State Medical Center for further treatment.  He has since been released from the hospital as of Saturday morning.

Mattapoisett Police Responder to Three-Vehicle CrashHatfield, MA (July 6, 2018) – A trooper with the Massachusetts State Police is in the hospital Friday morning following an overnight crash on Interstate 91.  The crash occurred sometime before 5:00 am.  The trooper was driving a state police patrol car on 91 when his vehicle ran off the road and into some trees.  The vehicle was so far into the tree line that it was partially obscured from the road.

An ambulance responded to the scene and the trooper was transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital with serious injuries of an unknown nature.  He is expected to recover from the injuries.  I-91 was closed temporarily near exit 21 while police investigated the accident, but has since re-opened.  This crash remains under further police investigation to determine a cause.

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