Section of Piper Rd. in West Springfield reopened after car accident

Hampden County
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A section of Piper Road was closed in West Springfield Sunday morning following a car accident.

Springfield Police Sgt. Hubert Reed told 22News a 95-year-old man crashed into a telephone pole after pulling out of the First Baptist Church on Piper Road. Reed said the man backed into the church before hitting the telephone pole. 

Reed also said the man was taken to Baystate Medical Center for medical attention. 

Piper Road from Monastery Avenue to West Springfield High School was closed while police cleaned up the accident.

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