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Mother, Son Hit by a Car on White Street in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A 46-year old woman and one of the 2 sons she was walking with were hit by a motor vehicle on White Street Wednesday afternoon.

The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. near the intersection of Grand Street and White Street.

Springfield Police Captain Collins told ABC40 News, “The driver of the car was going South on White Street. ┬áReportedly she thought she saw someone stepping out in front of her, swerved to the left, went across the road, and went onto the sidewalk where the 46 year-old woman was with her 2 sons. One of the kids heard a noise and jumped out of the way. The mother and other son were struck.”

Both were transported to the hospital. ┬áThe mother’s injuries are more serious, but police believe at this point they are not life threatening.

The driver of the vehicle is described as a woman in her 90’s.

The age of the 2 sons was not made immediately available by police.  Collins did say though that at least one is a teenager.

Police continue to investigation this situation.

 


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