Motorcyclist dies after colliding with car

The driver of the motorcycle was rushed to the hospital, where he died

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A serious accident between a motorcycle and a vehicle in Springfield.

The man operating the motorcycle was rushed to Baystate Medical Center, where he died. The victim was later identified as 25-year-old Jonathan Ortiz-Santiago of Springfield.

That’s according to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh.

The accident happened at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday evening at the intersection of Belmont Avenue and Hall Street in the city’s Belmont Heights neighborhood.

According to Walsh, the cause of the crash has not yet been determined, but speed was “likely a factor.”