WILBRAHAM (WGGB) – A young man is in the hospital following a hit and run accident in Wilbraham late Saturday night.
Emergency responders were called to the accident in the area of 104 Springfield Street at 10:45 p.m. Saturday. That’s where they found a 27-year-old man suffering from what police described as “significant lower extremity injuries”. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance, but is expected to recover.
The vehicle fled the scene, and a description was not immediately available. That crash is under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilbraham Police Department.
A Carver man and his daughter suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on Saturday, according to WCVB. The 57-year-old resident of Lillian Road in Carver was riding a Ducati Motorcycle on Leonard street with his 20-year-old daughter on the back when the incident occurred.
The father reportedly lost control of the bike on a curve around 5 p.m., causing it to hit a sidewalk and embankment before rolling over. WCVB reported that police said neither of the riders was wearing a helmet, and that the motorcycle slid 20 feet after the crash.
The operator was brought to South Shore Hospital and his daughter was rushed to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth after a requested medical helicopter was too far away respond. The incident is currently being investigated.
HAMPTON, N.H. —Hampton fire crews responded to an SUV that was engulfed in flames early Saturday morning, officials said.
The Hampton Fire Department received several calls at 8:52 Saturday morning, reporting fire involving a 2003 Suburban.
The flames were under control in about two minutes.
No other vehicles were damaged and no one was injured.
The driver had just driven to the beach and parked and said she thought her brakes felt strange. Officials believe a brake caliber had become stuck and overheated. The vehicle is unsalvageable, officials said.
Trooper Daniel Gale, at the Westfield Barracks on the Mass Pike, said the right lane of the Turnpike is closed at mile marker 23 in Otis after a box truck collided into the rear of the tractor trailer rig at approximately 6 a.m. Saturday morning.
Gale reported camels, the living breathing kind, rather than the cigarette, is the cargo in the trailer. There is no word on possible injuries to the animals or to where they are being transported.
Ambulances are at the scene after the driver of the box truck was reported injured. Gale said he did not know the extent of those injuries. Heavy-duty tow rigs are on arriving on-scene to clean up the crash.