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Wrong Way Driver Hospitalized After Jumping from Highway


police-highwayCHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) – A Springfield man is in the hospital this morning after he reportedly jumped from a height of more than 20 feet.

The incident happened near Exit 3 on I-391 just after 4 o’clock this morning.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the 27-year-old was driving the wrong way on the highway when he swiped a garbage truck, totaling his car. The driver of the truck was uninjured.

The man then attempted to flee the scene, jumping from the elevated portion of the highway, roughly 20 to 30 feet. He sustained serious injuries to his legs and head, and was taken to Baystate Medical Center. There is no word on his condition.

State Police are still investigating the incident, but did say that alcohol was a factor in the accident.

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  • cd

    ha! ha!

  • boo72

    Wow!!! Maybe he suffers from stupit-li-tis

  • Nyrebel9

    So glad that no innocent people were injured. What a dumba** ! Hope he thought those drinks were worth it!! If you have enough money to go out and drink, you have enough money to get a cab. He is no man, he had a little boy mentality. I wish ma and the rest of the country would increase punishments for drunk driving. You always hear people getting arrested for dui 3rd offense, 4th offense etc. throw their butts in jail for 10 years or more. At least the public would be safer.

  • alpinequeen

    Was he cooperating?

  • crime

    Next time dive….show your section 8 family how its done..

  • Na2013

    crime why u always dogging ur own u now u can’t live without that section a

  • chance68

    What was the Superman wanna be’s name? Don’t tell us Clark Kent please. :-)

  • Nyrebel9

    Lmao!! Good ones people!! I love your great sense of humor!!