Massachusetts Motorist Injures 5 in Series of Accidents

August 9, 2016

Five people were injured after a motorist caused a series of accidents in Holyoke, Mass., that ignited his own vehicle and sent another hurtling into a home.

Police said the incident began when a man driving at a high rate of speed struck another car on Northampton Street. The driver fled the scene and struck a motorcyclist and another vehicle about a mile away. Police say the driver then hit another vehicle, which sent it into the front of a home near Northampton Street’s intersection with Woods Avenue. The mayhem concluded when the motorist struck a telephone pole. His engine had caught fire at some point during the series of collisions.

The extent of the victims’ injuries is unknown. The case remains under investigation.

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