Person killed after car struck pole at Sumner Avenue intersection in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One person is dead following a single vehicle crash in the Sumner Avenue area of Springfield Thursday evening.

According to the Springfield Fire Department, crews were called to a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Sumner Avenue and Dorset Street shortly after 5 p.m. Crews had to remove one person from the vehicle and rush them to an area hospital.

Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News Thursday night the person did not survive the injuries they suffered in the crash. He added that the car struck a pole, no other cars were involved.

Pictures shared by the fire department on Twitter shows a car heavily damaged as crews removed the person from a silver vehicle.

The road has since reopened, according to police.

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