Portion of Dwight Road in Springfield closed after crash

Crews working on repairs into the afternoon

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A car crash has caused the temporary closure of a section of Dwight Road in Springfield.

Springfield Police Capt. Brian Keenan told 22News Dwight Road is closed from White Street to the Longmeadow line. He said a car crashed into a pole there around 5:30 a.m. Friday.

Eversource spokesperson Priscilla Ress told 22News crews have been working to repair the pole since 7:00 a.m. At noon, she said crews will still be making repairs for several more hours, due to the amount of electrical equipment and wires on the pole. No customers have lost power as a result of the crash.

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