Yesterday at approximately 6:30 p.m, the Pittsfield Police Dept., Pittsfield Fire Dept. and County Ambulance responded to the intersection of Dalton Ave and Benedict Rd for a report of a motor vehicle crash with injury.

A 2007 Saturn Aura operated by a Mr. Steven Kempter, 51, of Pittsfield, was traveling west bound on Dalton Ave approaching the intersection with Benedict Rd when he collided into the side of a 2014 Subaru operated by Mr. Patrick Doyle, 38, of Pittsfield, which was traveling south bound on Benedict Rd through the intersection.

Upon impact, the 2014 Subaru flipped onto its driver side and both vehicles were directed into the east bound lane of Dalton Ave where they collided with a third vehicle, a 2016 Jeep operated by Ms. Mackenzie Doyle, 24 also of Pittsfield.

There were four additional occupants in the 2007 Saturn Aura. Two of the occupants, in addition to Mr. Kempter were transported to BMC for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

There was one additional occupant in the 2014 Subaru with the operator, Mr. Doyle. Both occupants were transported to BMC with life threatening injuries.

Ms. Mackenzie Doyle was uninjured.

The intersection of Dalton Ave at Benedict Rd was closed to traffic for three hours for the investigation and clean up.

Any witnesses to this incident are asked to contact Sgt. Marc Maddalena of the Pittsfield Police Dept. Traffic Unit at 413-448-9700 ext 575.

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