Driver killed in head-on crash with trash truck in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man has died following a head-on crash involving a van and garbage truck on Hancock Street in Springfield.

Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News the driver of the van was taken to the hospital after the crash, where he later died.

The accident happened in the area of 52 Hancock Street at around 11:10 a.m.

Walsh said the driver of the garbage truck was also taken to the hospital for possible injuries.

A resident on Hancock Street told 22News he heard a horn sound before the two vehicles crashed.

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