UMass student hit by car, rushed to hospital

Massachusetts Ave. was closed at Mullins Way, student taken to hospital

umass-police-activity

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – UMass Police closed Massachusetts Avenue at Mullins Way for several hours Tuesday night, after a car hit a UMass student. Mullins Way is the road leading to the rear of the Mullins Center.

UMass Spokesman Ed Blaguszewski told 22News a passenger vehicle hit a student at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.

According to State Trooper Robert Lima, the State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit, as well as the Crime Scene Services Team, were dispatched to investigate. “It was reported as a non-fatal crash,” Trooper Lima said

22News shot video of four campus police cruisers blocking Massachusetts Avenue. There were several yellow cones placed on the road surface.There was also a fifth vehicle, a passenger car on the side of the road.

Hadley Police were also present because the accident took place very close to the Amherst/Hadley town line.

Massachusetts Avenue was reopened around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday..

Click Here if you’re unable to view the map above

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s