Pedestrian seriously hurt on Route 9 in Williamsburg

State Police Accident Reconstruction called in

WILLIAMSBURG, Mass. (WWLP) – State Police were assisting Williamsburg Police in the investigation of a serious accident involving a pedestrian on Route 9 Wednesday night.

Lt. Tim Sicard told 22News that the State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit was dispatched to the accident site. C.A.R.S., which stands for Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section, investigates automobile accidents in which someone suffers serious personal injury.

“The victim was taken by ambulance to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield,” said Lt Sicard.

22News is covering this story. Our crew saw that the accident happened on Route 9, Goshen Road, about a quarter mile east of Pat’s Package Store. Route 9 is very dark right there. State police received the call at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

A section of Route 9 is closed. Police are detouring traffic off Route 9 at Village Hill Road, around the accident site.

Sgt. Tom Ryan of State Police Media Relations told 22News that, in addition to the CARS unit, they also dispatched the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.  “Crime Scene Services takes photographs of the scene to help in the investigation,” said Sgt. Ryan.

Police had no information concerning the identity or the specific injuries of the victim.

Stay with WWLP.com and 22News for updated information on this story.

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