December 23, 2009 – Julian B. Pellegrino, 41 from Springfield, Massachusetts, and Mark Costa, 26 from Chicopee, were both seriously injured when their cars collided on Granby Road in Chicopee on Sunday. Kimberly Desjardins, 42, and a passenger in Pellegrino’s 2004 Ford truck, also sustained minor injuries.
According to police, at around 2:20 p.m., Pellegrino’s truck was traveling west down Granby Road and crossed over the line and collided with Costa’s vehicle. All three individuals were transported to Baystate Medical Center and treated for their injuries. Desjardins was treated and released. On Monday, Costa was listed in fair condition. There was no update on Pellegrino’s condition but his injuries were serious.
The cause of this accident is yet to be determined and it remains under investigation by the Chicopee Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police.