Person taken to hospital after 6-vehicle crash on Route 10 in Northfield

Franklin County

Photo: Northfield Police Department

NORTHFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One person was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the Route 10 bridge in Northfield Friday afternoon. 

Northfield Fire Department Chief “Skip” Dunnell said the multi-vehicle crash occurred around 3:40 p.m. and involved six motor vehicles and eight individuals. All eight were injured in the crash but only one was taken to an area hospital by ambulance. The other seven refused medical treatment after being checked for injuries. 

Three of the vehicles were traveling westbound, and three were traveling eastbound when the crash occurred, according to Officer Oleg Cobileanschi of the Northfield Police Department. Two cars were able to drive away with minor damage and four had to be towed away.

Several departments assisted Northfield officials including Bernardston, Gill, and Warwick police. MassDOT also responded to help with road clean-up. 

All lanes of the Route 10 bridge has since reopened and the crash remains under investigation.  

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