Springfield man killed after being thrown from motorcycle in Granby

A female passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries

GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man was killed after being thrown from his motorcycle and colliding with a pickup truck in Granby, Tuesday afternoon.

Granby Police said officers and firefighters were called to 134 Carver Street around 2:15 p.m., for a report of an accident between a motorcycle and a pickup truck.

Callers told police there were two people on the motorcycle; one was unconscious and the other, a woman, had injuries to her arm.

Mary Carey of the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office told 22News the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound when he lost control of the vehicle and skidded into the westbound lane.

Granby police officers performed first aid on the two victims until ambulance personnel took over and rushed them to a local hospital.

The operator of the motorcycle never regained consciousness. The female passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries and the pick-up driver was not injured.

The Granby Police Department, State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, and the State’s Police Detective Unit assigned to the Northwest District Attorney’s office are investigating the accident.

22News is continuing coverage and will bring you updates as more information becomes available.