River Drive in Hadley closed due to car crash


HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – A portion of River Drive in Hadley, also known as Route 47, is back open after being closed due to a two-vehicle crash Thursday.

Hadley Police Sgt. Romano told 22News, an SUV struck the driver of the garbage truck while he was outside of the truck picking up trash. The driver of the SUV then crashed into a telephone pole.

Romano said the driver of the garbage truck was taken to Baystate Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and the driver of the SUV was taken to Cooley Dickinson with superficial injuries.

The road was closed until the afternoon as Eversource worked to replace the telephone pole.

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