Motorcycle rider injured in Chicopee crash

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – An unidentified motorcycle rider was seriously injured in a collision involving a car on Sheridan Street in Chicopee Tuesday night.

Chicopee Police Lt. Don Strange told 22News the motorcycle rider suffered a compound fracture to his leg. An ambulance was called to take the victim away.

The two vehicles crashed just before 7:30 Tuesday night on Sheridan Street in front of the entrance to Holiday Circle Estates mobile home park.

Sheridan Street was blocked off for hours from just behind the Walmart to about Celebration Circle.

Members of the Chicopee Traffic Unit are still investigating the cause of the crash. There is no word on any possible charges at this time, and no update as to the motorcyclist’s condition as of Wednesday morning.

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