Section of Route 20 closed in West Springfield after truck took down telephone pole


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A section of Route 20 in West Springfield is closed after a truck took down a telephone pole.

West Springfield Police Officer George Moriarty told 22News there were no injuries in the accident, but the pole did take down a transformer, which caused a slight explosion.

Moriarty said Route 20 is closed in both directions from Summit Street to Pine Street. There is no estimated time when the road will be open.

Moriarty said Eversource has a crew there working on the situation.

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