SOUTHWICK – A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of College Hwy and Bugbee Road around 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Although the name of the victim hasn’t been released, the bicyclist has been identified as a teenage girl.
Southwick Police and Fire closed off College Hwy for several hours after the accident, while the Massachusetts State Police Reconstruction Team investigated.
According to Communications Director James Leydon of the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office, the vehicle was traveling down Route 10 and 202 on College Hwy when it collided with the bicyclist.
The teenage girl was taken to Baystate Medical with serious injuries. There is no update at this time of the status of the victim.
The Westfield News will give an update once more information is released as Massachusetts State Police continues to investigate.