One dead, one hospitalized after serious accident in Springfield

Hampden County

One man is dead and one is in the hospital after a serious car accident in Springfield Saturday morning. 

According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, at approximately 4:40 a.m. police were called to a two car crash at Sunrise Terrace and Parker Street.

Walsh said both men had to be removed from their cars and both were taken to Baystate Medical Center with serious injuries.

He said the driver who had been traveling East on Sunrise Terrace died at the hospital.

The other driver is still in the hospital, but is expected to survive. 

According to Springfield Fire Department Spokesperson Dennis Leger, firefighters were called to the accident at 4:45 a.m. where they helped remove the men from their cars.

The Hampden County District’s Attorney’s Office will release the victims name after his family has been notified.

This is a developing story, 22News will continue to provide updates as they become available. 

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