Bicyclist hit by car seriously injured in Belchertown

Part of Barton Ave. closed for hours during the investigation

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – A bicyclist was rushed to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield Thursday night, after being hit by car in Belchertown.

The vehicle hit the bike on Barton Avenue around 6:00 P.M. Belchertown Police Sgt. Bruce Jenks told 22News that the woman driving the vehicle that hit him also had to go to the hospital.

Sgt. Jenks said the victim suffered serious injuries, and that the woman who was driving complained of an unspecified medical problem.

Belchertown Police and the State Police accident reconstruction team are investigating the crash. Part of Barton Ave. was closed for three and a half hours.

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