Chapin Street has reopened in Ludlow after car sheared utility pole

Pole was replaced overnight

Vehicle involved in crash in Ludlow, Mass. on March 1, 2017. (WWLP)

LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A section of Chapin Street in Ludlow was closed Wednesday night due to a one-car crash, but has been reopened Thursday morning.

Ludlow Police Sgt David Belanger told 22News a car sheared a utility pole on Chapin Street at around 9:10 p.m. Wednesday. He said, “The wires were in tact, but the pole was hanging suspended from the wires. No power outage so far.”

The driver was alone in the car, and was taken to the hospital. Sgt. Belanger said he didn’t think he was seriously hurt.

Chapin Street was closed between Fuller Street and Loopley Street. A utility crew was coming in to replace the the pole, a process that went on overnight.

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