Motorcycle crash in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A motorcycle crash on Longhill Street in Springfield sent one man to the hospital Thursday night.

Springfield Police Office Michael Sierra told 22News, the motorcyclist said he hit a manhole in the ground around 7p.m., which caused him to crash.  Springfield police are investigating the claim.

22News looked at the manhole nearby and saw skid marks, but the manhole was not elevated in any way, nor was the cover missing. The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries but police do believe he will be okay.

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