Police: Younger lady killed in Longmeadow crash struck by ‘a number of’ vehicles on I-91 after being ejected from automobile


The investigation into the Sunday crash, which concerned a number of autos, stays underneath investigation.

Authorities are investigating an early Sunday morning crash on I-91 in Longmeadow that resulted within the demise of a lady who police say was ejected from one of many vehicles concerned after which struck by “a number of” autos touring on the freeway.

Troopers responded round 2:55 a.m. to the scene of the crash the place they discovered a number of autos with various quantities of harm, state police mentioned. 

The preliminary investigation signifies {that a} Volkswagen Rabbit was touring northbound on the interstate when it was struck from behind by a Dodge Ram pickup truck, inflicting the smaller automobile to roll over and the passenger, an grownup lady, to be ejected from the automotive, in keeping with police. The pickup got here to relaxation in opposition to the guardrail. 

Police mentioned after she was thrown from her automotive, the lady, believed to be in her early 20s from Springfield, was struck by “a number of” autos; she died on the scene. 

The motive force of the Volkswagen, a 29-year-old Springfield man, was taken to Baystate Medical Middle for remedy of significant accidents, in keeping with police. The 4 occupants of the truck have been transported for analysis of potential accidents. 

A number of different autos additionally struck particles from the preliminary crash between the pickup and Volkswagen.

Police mentioned the crash stays underneath investigation, and the title of the lady who was killed is just not being launched “right now.”

Originally posted 2023-05-08 19:15:13.