| Two Car, Tractor Trailer Collision Closes South Street in Pittsfield|
|Staff Reports , |
08:27AM / Monday, March 20, 2023
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A two-car accident involving a tractor-trailer truck left two with minor injuries
On March 18, at approximately 12:44 p.m., the Pittsfield Police Dept., Pittsfield Fire Dept., and County Ambulance responded to the area of 639 South St for a motor vehicle vs tractor-trailer crash.
A 2018 Toyota Rav 4 operated by a. Demitryia Sweener of Pittsfield, was traveling southbound on South St when she lost control of her vehicle. The vehicle entered into the left southbound lane where it struck a 2022 Honda HR-V operated by Robert Wilcox of Pittsfield, before crossing into the northbound lane and colliding with a 2018 Kenilworth tractor- trailer.
This vehicle was operated by Joseph Rondeau of North Adams.
The collision caused extensive damage to all vehicles involved as well as a significant spill of diesel fuel onto the roadway.
As a result of this collision and subsequent spill, South St was shut down from Dan Fox Dr to South Mountain Rd from 12:44 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the removal of vehicles and clean-up of the fuel spill.
Sweener and Wilcox were transported to BMC for non-life threatening injuries. This incident remains under investigation by Officer Hallas of the Pittsfield Police Dept. Traffic Unit.
Any witnesses are asked to contact Officer Hallas at 413- 448-9700 ext. 560.