SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A portion of Plumtree Rd was closed due to a rollover accident near the intersection of Plumtree and Emerson St. late this morning.
Witnesses told 22News, the Mercury SUV flipped over three times before landing on its side at 547 Plumtree road in Springfield’s East forest Park neighborhood.
Fire department spokesman Dennis Leger told 22News, firefighters could only rescue the driver through the rear of the SUV by removing the back seats.
The force of the accident took down a utility pole with all of its wires. The driver’s at Bay State Medical Center recovering from his injuries.