Section of Grattan St. in Chicopee closed after car struck, damaged pole

Drivers asked to avoid the area

Photo courtesy Chicopee Police Department

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A section of Grattan Street is closed in Chicopee so that crews can repair a pole damaged during a car accident Wednesday morning.

Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News there were no serious injuries in the crash. Grattan Street is closed from Trilby Avenue to Percy Street. At 9:00 a.m., Wilk said the road is expected to be closed for another four to six hours.

Wilk told 22News it was initially believed that one of the cars involved left the site of the crash, but it did not. The car was found pulled over nearby.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible. Crews have to take down the pole and wires for repairs.