Multiple people taken to hospital after car crashed, caught fire in Northampton

Hampshire County

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Multiple people were taken to the hospital after a car crashed and caught fire on King Street in Northampton early Thursday evening. 

According to the Northampton Fire Department, all occupants of the vehicle were able to get out before it started burning. It is unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash.

The individuals who were taken to the hospital suffered minor injuries.  Videos sent to our newsroom shows a car engulfed in flames and the city’s fire crews working to control and extinguish it. 

At least three police cruisers could be seen blocking traffic as crews work. 

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