Crash Involving Police Cruiser Sends 2 To Berkshire Medical Center
On Thursday evening, at approximately 8:30 PM, a motor vehicle crash involving a Pittsfield Police cruiser occurred at the intersection of North and West Streets in Pittsfield.
Officer Matthew Killeen, operating a 2017 Ford Explorer, had activated the vehicle emergency lights in response to a call for service. As the cruiser traveled northbound through the North/South/West Street intersection, just west of Park Square, it collided with a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, operated by Sheila Aitken of Cheshire.
Both operators were transported to Berkshire Medical Center for minor injuries. The crash is being investigated by Patrol Division Supervisors and the Traffic Bureau.