Pedestrian killed in crash on Riverdale Street in West Springfield

Hampden County

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One person was killed in a pedestrian crash on Riverdale Street in West Springfield Thursday evening.

The West Springfield Police Department said officers were called to the area of 76 Riverdale Street (Garden Street) to investigate the crash.

The southbound section of East Elm Street and the North End Bridge Rotary were closed while the department’s Accident Reconstruction Team investigated the cause of the crash.

Investigators from the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office have were also called to assist with the investigation. The identity of the pedestrian killed in the crash has not been released.

Police said the driver of the vehicle involved in the pedestrian crash stayed behind and cooperated with the investigation.

A 22News crew in the area at the time of the crash reported at least a dozen marked cruisers and two ambulances in the area around 7 p.m.

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