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.

Topics Auto Massachusetts

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