Fatal motor vehicle-motorcycle crash in Leverett Saturday

A serious crash in Leverett late Saturday afternoon involving a motorcycle and car has claimed the life of Kevin Douville, 57, of Belchertown.

A passenger on the motorcycle was also hospitalized with serious injuries but is expected to survive.

Police said the operator of a motor vehicle was attempting to turn into a driveway on Long Plain Road when it was struck by the oncoming motorcycle.  The operator of the vehicle, a woman in her 80s, remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation.  No criminal charges have issued.

Leverett Police, Sunderland Police, and the Massachusetts State Police Detectives Unit attached to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, responded to the scene and continue to investigate the incident, with assistance from MSP Crime Scene Services and MSP Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS).