Chicopee police officer and elderly woman hospitalized after car accident

The officer was on his way to a medical call

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Chicopee police officer is expected to be okay after getting into an accident with another vehicle.

It happened at about 4:15pm Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Memorial Drive and James Street near the Knights of Columbus.

Chicopee Police officer Mike Wilk told 22News that both the officer and the elderly woman who was driving the other vehicle were brought to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The officer was on his way to a medical call.

Officer Wilk said emergency crews had to free the woman who was trapped in the car.

The intersection was blocked but has since been reopened.