Downed wires closed section of Rt. 202 in Belchertown

Hampshire County
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BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – Hundreds of people lost power, and a one-mile stretch of Route 202 in Belchertown has been shut down, due to an accident that has brought down wires.

Dispatcher 509 of the Belchertown Police Department told 22News that State Street (Route 202) is closed between Summit Street and the Tractor Supply store (which is located at the corner of Routes 21 and 202).

The dispatcher said that no injuries were reported in the accident, but there are power lines down across the road. As of 7:20 A.M., the roadway remained closed.

National Grid’s outage map reported that some 680 customers are without power in the area shortly before 6:00 A.M., but power has since been restored to all customers.

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