WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The westbound lanes on Westfield Street in West Springfield has been reduced to one lane of traffic following a car crash.
The West Springfield Police Department said a two-vehicle accident damaged a utility pole on Westfield Street near the intersection of Cooper Street. An Eversource crew is making repairs to the pole, however, the westbound lanes will be reduced to one lane until repairs are completed.
One driver will be issued a citation for the accident. Police are reminding drivers that using a cellphone while driving is against the law and could result in a $100 fine.
Photos shared on the West Springfield Fire Department’s Twitter show damage to a utility pole.
No injuries were reported. Some businesses are without power as crews repair the pole and drivers should also expect delays on Route 20.