Staff Reports On: 05:24PM / Thursday January 02, 2014
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Three people were taken to Berkshire Medical Center after crashing into a telephone pole on Cold Spring Road.
Police say a 1996 Honda Civic registered to a woman from Pittsfield crashed into the utility pole near Mezze's Bistro and Bar on Route 7 at about 11:44 a.m. Williamstown Police, Fire and Village Ambulance Service were all dispatched and the Jaws of Life was used to extricate the driver.
The driver and two passengers were transported to BMC in Pittsfield with non-life threatening injuries. Police said the accident is still under investigation but non-criminal charges are probable.
Police are not yet releasing the names of those involved but say none of them have life-threatening injuries.
The crash split a utlity pole and Cold Spring Road was closed to all traffic from the time of the crash until about 1:30 p.m. when one lane was reopened. National Grid and Verizon were called in to replace the pole.
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