Multi-Motorcycle accident in Southwick on Hillside Road - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Multi-Motorcycle accident in Southwick on Hillside Road

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SOUTHWICK, MA (WSHM) - Two motorcycles collided on Hillside Road in Southwick on Saturday afternoon sending both drivers to local hospitals.

Southwick Fire Captain Michael Kennedy told Western Mass News a pickup truck was attempting to pull into a driveway near 100 Hillside Road shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday when a motorcycle was in the process of entering the roadway.

Kennedy said the pickup driver motioned for the motorcycle to pull out the driveway allowing the truck the ability to turn.

However, a motorcycle was behind the pickup truck on Hillside Road and collided with the other as it pulled out of the driveway.

Two male operators of the motorcycles were transported to area hospitals.

One was transported to Baystate Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. The other was sent to Noble Hospital in Westfield for precautionary check.

Both motorcycles were severely damaged. Hillside Road was briefly closed during the time of the accident.

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