Trio taken to NARH following Adams accident


A slew of minor traffic accidents occurred in both Adams and Pittsfield between mid-Monday afternoon and early this morning, according to police.

The most serious incident took place in Adams, where three people were taken to North Adams Regional Hospital for treatment after two motor vehicles collided on Orchard Street at 3:15 p.m. on Monday.

Luke Kendig, 23, of Dalton; Lindsay Chittenden, 32, of North Adams; and an unidentified passenger in Chittenden's Sports Utility Vehicle were all transported to NARH by Adams Ambulance. Kendig was the operator of a Pontiac G6, while Chittenden was driving a Nissan Pathfinder. No further details were available

Neither Kendig nor Chittenden were listed as patients at NARH on Tuesday morning, a hospital spokeswoman said.

The incident was weather related and is under investigation by Adams Police.

Also in Adams, a car went off Buckland Road and into a snowbank. No injuries were reported.

In Pittsfield, seven minor traffic accidents were reported across the city between 3:42 p.m. on Monday and 12:23 a.m. on Tuesday. No major injuries were reported.


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