Man in critical condition after pedestrian accident in West Springfield

Hampden County

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man is in critical condition after being hit by a car on Memorial Avenue in West Springfield Wednesday night. 

West Springfield Police told 22News the accident, which was reported just after 6 p.m., occurred near 135 Memorial Ave. 

The pedestrian who was hit by the car has been partially identified as a 61-year-old man. He was taken to Baystate Medical Center. His name is not being released at this time. 

Police say the driver of the vehicle involved in the pedestrian accident stopped and is cooperating.

The westbound lane from the Memorial Ave. rotary was closed while the police department’s accident reconstruction team and investigators from the Hampden County DA’s Office determined what caused the crash.

The road has since reopened.

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