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Two serious car accidents involving teenage drivers in South Hadley

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Massachusetts State Police reconstruction team worked on single car accident on River Road in South Hadley. Massachusetts State Police reconstruction team worked on single car accident on River Road in South Hadley.
Skid marks show path of travel after teenage operator lost control of vehicle and crashed in a tree on River Road in South Hadley. Skid marks show path of travel after teenage operator lost control of vehicle and crashed in a tree on River Road in South Hadley.
SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WSHM) - South Hadley police responded to multiple single car accidents Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Police told CBS 3 a teenage operator lost control of a vehicle on River Road at 11:47 p.m. on Saturday.

Three occupants were transported to an area hospital due to the extent of injuries sustained.

In a statement, police indicated the driver had crossed travel lanes and struck a tree.

Police responded to a second accident on Granby Road at 2:29 a.m.

Indicated in a press release, preliminary investigation says a teenage operator lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree after clipping a wooden fence outside of a home.

Two occupants were transported to the hospital. A portion of Granby Road (Rt. 202) was closed until 5:30 a.m.

Massachusetts State Police attached to the Northampton barracks assisted in the investigation of both crashes with an accident reconstruction team.

Injuries to all occupants are unknown at this time. CBS 3 is continuing to cover both incidents and will have more information as it becomes available.

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