At approximately 2:10 p.m. today numerous 911 callers reported a head-on collision between a 2019 Nissan Versa and a 2015 Volvo S60 on Route 20 in the area of New Holland Road in Brimfield. Serious injuries were reported in both vehicles.
Troopers assigned to State Police-Sturbridge responded to the scene along with Brimfield Fire and EMS. It was determined on scene that the operator of the Nissan, a 58-year-old male from Brimfield, was deceased. The operator of the Volvo, a 52-year-old male from Brighton, was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.
This exact facts and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by troopers assigned to the Sturbridge Barracks with assistance from the State Police Collison Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, Hampden County State Police Detective Unit, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
State Police were assisted on scene by Brimfield Police and Fire Departments. Traffic was severely impacted in the area until approximately 5 p.m.
No other information is available at this time. Please do not contact the barracks directly.