Three drivers taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on Route 8 in Sandisfield

state-police-car-logo_36944823_ver1.0_640_360_1554599146359.jpg

SANDISFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A three-car accident on Route 8 sent three people to the hospital late Tuesday night. 

According to State Police Trooper James DeAngelis, the accident involved a tow truck, tractor-trailer, and a Ford vehicle.  

Trooper DeAngelis said for an unknown reason, the tractor-trailer crossed the center lane and struck the tow truck in a head-on collision, causing it to crash into the Ford. 

A 40-year-old man from Waterford, New York has been charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violations. 

One person who was trapped in their vehicle was extricated using the jaws of life. 

All three drivers were taken to Baystate via ambulance. Trooper DeAngelis said a life-flight was called but never used. 

State Police and the District Attorney’s Office are investigating the crash. 

Find 22News on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to reportit@wwlp.com.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

State Police Overtime Scandal

More State Police Overtime Investigation

Trending Stories

Love Your Pet

More Love Your Pet