HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A 24-year-old man from Holyoke was killed in an accident on Route 5 / Northampton Street near the Delaney House on Christmas night.
Holyoke Police Lt. Larry Cournoyer told 22News the man was killed instantly, just before 10:30 Christmas night. The man was ejected from his vehicle, the vehicle caught fire and came to a stop in a ditch. People who live in that area heard the accident, and called 911.
Lt. Cournoyer said they don’t know exactly what caused the crash, but speed may have been a factor. The name of the driver is expected to be given out on Monday.