Woman seriously injured after motor scooter crash on Route 9

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – Police in Belchertown are investigating a motor scooter accident Friday night that sent one woman to the hospital.

Belchertown Police Officer Robert Mann told 22News a woman was riding the scooter eastbound on Route 9, around 5:00 p.m., when she veered into the oncoming lane of traffic and hit by an oncoming SUV.

When 22News arrived just after 5:30 p.m., the motor scooter was on its side with parts shatter on the road. One lane of Route 9 was closed at the intersection of Blue Meadow Road near the DPW garage, while police cleared the area.

The victim was taken by helicopter to Baystate Medical Center. Her condition is still unknown at this time. Officer Mann said the driver of the SUV was not injured.

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