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Four Young People Injured in Saturday Morning Crash in Florida
Staff Reports,
03:13PM / Monday, June 06, 2022
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FLORIDA, Mass. — Four young people were injured in a motor vehicle crash early Saturday morning on Olson Road. 
A 2002 Hyundai Sonata operated by an 18-year-old Adams teen failed to stop at the stop sign at Tilda Hill Road next to the firehouse at about 1:30 a.m. and drove across the Mohawk Trail onto Olson Road, where he struck to parked two parked Ford F-150 pickup trucks. The call came in about 1:41 a.m. 
The driver incurred minor injuries, as did his two 19-year-old male passengers -- one from Berkshire and another from Adams. A juvenile passenger incurred serious injuries. All were transported to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, although one is said to have been then taken to Bay State Medical Center in Springfield. 
The driver and passengers were not identified by State Police. 
State Police said the incident is still under investigation. The operator of the Hyundai was issued criminal summons for negligent operation, attaching plates, failure to drive in right lane, uninsured motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle and failure to stop at the sign.
Speed may also have a factor, with one Tilda Hill resident posting on Facebook that it "sounded like a rocket ship" passing by his house at about the same time. An image posted to Florida Kiosk shows the Hyundai crumpled and its front end smashed into the front of a red pickup. The speed limit on Olson Road is 20 mph. 
State Police, Florida Fire Department and Northern Berkshire EMS were among those that responded. 
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