State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in West Springfield

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 10292015 – State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in West Springfield

This morning, at approximately 7:18 a.m., troopers from the State Police Barracks in Springfield responded to reports of a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 91 Northbound at Exit 14 in West Springfield. Upon arrival, troopers discovered that a 2015 Honda Civic had been traveling northbound and for reasons still under investigation, exited the left lane into the median, and rolled over.

The vehicle came to rest on its wheels in the median. The man driving, who is yet to be identified, was determined to be deceased as a result of injuries sustained from the crash. After identification and next-of-kin notification is made, the driver’s name will be released.

The left two lanes were closed initially. The middle lane was reopened for traffic at approximately 8:54 a.m. The left lane remains closed as the reconstruction is still ongoing. The remaining facts and circumstances of the crash are currently under investigation by troopers from the Springfield Barracks. Troop B Headquarters, State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), State Police Crime Scene Services Section (CSSS), West Springfield Fire/EMS Department, Holyoke Fire Department, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass DOT), all assisted on scene.

No further information is currently available.  Please do not contact the barracks directly.