PITTSFIELD -- Baystate Medical Center reported Jimmy’s Restaurant owner J. Joseph Breault was still in critical condition Monday evening after a motorcycle accident along Merrill Road left him seriously injured.
Breault, 58, of Westwood Road crashed his 1992 Harley-Davidson just after 7 p.m. on Friday at a section of the road commonly referred to as "Dead Man’s Corner."
Breault, a former City Council candidate, suffered a broken leg and collapsed one lung in the wreck. By the time first responders arrived, his 1992 Harley-Davidson motorcycle had caught fire. Merrill Road was closed two hours as members of Pittsfield police and fire departments worked to clear the scene.
He received initial treatment at Berkshire Med ical Center before being sent to Baystate.
The cause of the accident is still being investigated.