Dalton, Massachusetts: Man Injured after Collision with Dump Truck


October 31, 2014 – Derek Murphy of Lanesborough, Massachusetts has sustained serious injuries as the result of a car accident involving a dump truck, driven by Michael Biagini of Cheshire. The accident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning on Main Street in Dalton.

According to the Dalton Police Department, Murphy was operating his SUV westbound on Main Street prior to the accident.  After the collision with Biagini’s truck, Murphy’s SUV smashed into a guardrail, trapping him inside the vehicle. Firefighters had to use the ‘Jaws of Life’ to free him from the car. Both drivers were transported to Berkshire Medical Center for treatment. Murphy was listed in stable condition.

The cause of the accident has not been determined and remains under investigation by the Dalton Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction Team.

Source: The Berkshire Eagle

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