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Pittsfield Man in Critical Condition Following Roll Over Crash

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The vehicle flipped at the intersection of Columbus and Center.

Firefighters free the occupants from the vehicle.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A city man is in critical condition following a rollover accident on Columbus Avenue Saturday.
 
According to police, Chester Soutier was transported to Berkshire Medical Center following the crash and is in "critical but stable" condition.
 
Soutier was driving a 2009 Lincoln MKZ eastbound on Columbus Avenue and collided at the intersection of Center Street with a 2012 Hyundai Elantra being driven by Jaime Adorno, 35, also of Pittsfield.
 
Soutier's Lincoln then spun and rolled when it hit the curb. Lincoln and one other passenger were trapped in the vehicle and freed by Pittsfield Fire Department. The passenger, whom authorities did not name, as well as a passenger from in Hyundai was also transported to the hospital for minor injuries.
 
Columbus Avenue was closed to traffic from North Street to Center Street for about two and a half hours and then reopened.
     

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