September 28, 2009 – Eugene Blanchette, 73, and Robert Wilson, 66 both from Belchertown, Massachusetts, suffered serious personal injuries when their cars collided in Hadley just after 10 a.m. on Monday. According to police, the two cars were traveling towards each other Bay Road near East Hadley Road when one of the cars drifted into the on-coming lane. It is unclear which car caused the accident.
Blanchette was taken by a medical helicopter to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield and was listed as being in critical condition. Wilson was transported by ambulance to Baystate and was listed in serious condition.
The Massachusetts State Police are continuing to investigate this accident.