SPRINGFIELD -- A motorcyclist was seriously injured after colliding with a car Wednesday afternoon.
The motorcycle and a sedan crashed just before 4 p.m. at 1780 Roosevelt Ave., near Springfield Central High School, said Dennis Leger, executive aide to Fire Commissioner Bernard J. Calvi.
The motorcyclist was brought to the hospital by ambulance with serious injuries, he said.
The woman who was driving the sedan had to be extricated from her car by firefighters and was brought to the hospital. The severity of her injuries is not known, Leger said.
The Springfield Police Department is investigating the crash.
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The crash sent one person to the hospital for minor injuries and closed a section of Roosevelt Avenue for two hours.