Two dead after serious crash on Plumtree Road in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two people have died after a two-car crash on Plumtree Road in Springfield early Friday morning.

Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News, around 1:20 a.m. officers were called to a crash on the 1200 block of Plumtree Road. Two cars were drag racing on Plumtree Road when one driver lost control and ended up on the wrong side of the road crashing into an AMR vehicle.

The driver and his passenger of the first car, both young men, died from their injuries at the scene. The driver of the AMR vehicle was not hurt.

Plumtree Road was closed from the crash site to the intersection of Glenvale Road but has since reopened.

The Springfield Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.

22News is covering the story, and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

MAP: 1230 Plumtree Road

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