HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A pedestrian was injured in a two car accident on Northampton Street in Holyoke Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Holyoke Fire Department, crews were called to a two car accident with a pedestrian hit on the intersection of George Street and Northampton Street around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. When they arrived, the pedestrian in the accident was pinned against a stone retaining wall.
Firefighters were able to move the car to free the man and he was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. A driver of one of the vehicle was also taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
The Holyoke Police Department stated that the elderly male had a compound fracture to his right leg. Sgt. Joniec used his personal tourniquet to stop the major blood loss of the elderly man.
The intersection has since been reopened, this incident is currently still under investigation.