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Motorist Causes Mayhem; 5 Injured in Holyoke, Mass.

Police say the incident began when a man driving at a high rate of speed struck another car

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    Five people were injured after a motorist caused a series of accidents in Holyoke, Massachusetts, over the weekend that ignited his own vehicle and sent another hurtling into a home. 

    Police say the incident began when a man driving at a high rate of speed struck another car on Northampton Street around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 

    The driver fled the scene and struck a motorcyclist and another vehicle about a mile away. Police say the driver then hit another vehicle, which sent it into the front of a home near Northampton Street's intersection with Woods Avenue. 

    The mayhem concluded when the motorist struck a telephone pole. His engine had caught fire at some point during the series of collisions. 

    The extent of the victims' injuries is unknown. 

    The case remains under investigation.

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