Car flipped over in Chicopee crash; driver to be charged

Crash at Fairview Avenue and Bell Street

Image Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department
Image Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee Police were detouring drivers away from a section of roadway in Chicopee Center, Wednesday afternoon, after a two vehicle crash in which a pickup truck overturned.

Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that the crash was at Fairview Avenue and Bell Street. He said the pickup truck was driving down Fairview Avenue when a station wagon pulled in front, and the truck then flipped over after hitting the wagon.

The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries; the other driver was injured. Wilk said the driver of the truck will be charged with Driving with a Suspended License, while the driver of the wagon will be cited for Failure to Use Care when Starting into Traffic.

The intersection was expected to be closed until about 4:30 p.m., at earliest.

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