1 person transported by MedFlight after serious crash in Palmer

Crews in Palmer are on scene for a car crash on Gate Street Tuesday evening.
Published: Aug. 8, 2023 at 9:59 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2023 at 11:23 AM EDT
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PALMER, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - One person was taken by MedFlight with serious injuries after a serious head-on crash in Palmer Tuesday night.

Police arrived the intersection of Ware Road and Gates Street around 9:30 p.m.

According to investigators, one person, who was driving a sedan, reportedly crossed over the center line of Ware Road and hit an SUV head-on, which was occupied by one adult and three kids.

The driver of the sedan was taken by helicopter to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield with serious injuries.

The adult and children in the SUV were taken by ambulance to Baystate Wing Hopsiptal in Palmer and are expected to be okay.

An investigation is underway by the Palmer Police criminal investigation division, as well as the Massachusetts State Police and the Hampden District Attorney’s Office.