TOWNSEND -- Three people were injured Tuesday morning in a car accident on Route 119.
A car traveling east on Main Street struck and severed a telephone pole about 6:50 a.m., according to Police Chief Erving Marshall Jr.
A passenger in the front seat, Jennifer Labbe, of Keene, N.H., was transported by medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and was listed in stable condition later in the morning, Marshall said. Her injuries were not considered life-threatening.
The driver, Heather Nowicki, of Billerica, and her 5-year old child, who was riding in the back seat, both sustained injuries not considered to be life-threatening. They were transported by Townsend ambulance to Lowell General Hospital.
The crash occurred at 35 Main St., near the intersection of Main Street and Edward Road.
"The roadway had to be shut down for a couple of hours down there," Marshall said.
The accident is under investigation by the Townsend Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police, Marshall said.
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