Crash on West Street in Northampton injures two

Thursday, February 06, 2014
NORTHAMPTON — A collision on West Street between a Smith College public safety cruiser and a car driven by a Greenfield woman sent both drivers to the hospital with minor injuries Tuesday evening, police said.

Sophie A. Lazu, 28, of Greenfield, was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital after her car was involved in the collision with the cruiser driven by Josh E. Dufresne, 34, of 12 Cypress Drive, South Hadley, about 7:30 p.m.

Dufresne refused treatment at the scene but checked himself in to Cooley Dickinson Hospital later that night, police said.

According to police, Dufresne was traveling west on West Street and making a left turn into a driveway when the cars collided.