Local media outlets are reporting traffic is being detoured away from the Five Corners intersection of Route 7 in Williamstown, Massachusetts following an accident involving a Peter Pan bus. Emergency responders are on the scene. Traffic is being directed down Brodie Mountain Road, according to the reports.
As of 6:30 p.m. Williamstown Police dispatch had not received any information from officers at the scene.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced a milestone agreement today in the effort to bring high- speed passenger rail service to western Massachusetts.
Governor Patrick arrived in Greenfield onboard a train from North Adams to announce a tentative agreement to have the state purchase the rail line between East Northfield on the Vermont border and Springfield. The 49-mile stretch is nearing the completion of a major restoration that will return passenger rail service to communities along the Connecticut River.