Driver to be issued criminal complaint after crashing into Springfield home

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – A West Springfield man will receive a criminal complaint after crashing into the garage of a home at 851 St. James Avenue in Springfield on Tuesday morning.

According to Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh, the 42-year-old will receive a criminal complaint for OUI drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.

Springfield Fire Department Arson and Bomb Squad Commander Brian Tetreault told 22News, the driver hit a parked car and two utility poles on Victoria Street before crashing into the home. He was found not breathing in the crash and was removed by passersby. CPR was given to the driver and he was taken to Baystate Medical Center for evaluation.

Walsh said the driver will not be identified until after he is arraigned.

(Photo: Springfield FD)

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