Pedestrian struck in Erving, airlifted for treatment

Staff Report

Published: 03-31-2023 5:57 PM

ERVING — A pedestrian was treated at the scene and then airlifted from Baystate Franklin Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle at the corner of Church and East Main (Route 2) streets shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Friday.

The individual was transported via Orange ambulance to the helipad in Greenfield to be flown to a hospital, according to Erving Fire Chief Philip Wonkka. He did not know where the victim was taken.

Wonkka said Route 2 “was closed for a short period of time” while first responders attended to the patient.

Efforts to reach Police Chief Robert Holst for more information were unsuccessful by press time.

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