Pittsfield, MA (July 11, 2018) – A rear-end collision in Pittsfield on Tuesday sent one person to the hospital. Just after 4:00 pm, Matthew Hoag of Cheshire was operating a 2004 Honda Accord on South Street when he rear-ended a 2007 Hyundai Elantra driven by 71 year old Manzel Morton of Pittsfield. Both drivers pulled their cars off the road and waited for police to arrive. Traffic in the area was slow to get by while the crash scene remained active.
Berkshire police arrived on scene and Morton complained of injuries sustained in the rear-end crash. She was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where her condition is currently unknown. It is expected that Hoag will be cited for causing the crash, however, it is unknown what caused him not to stop in time to avoid a collision.