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Driver Arrested after Hitting Woman, Young Child in Springfield’s North End

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – A driver is under arrest and a woman and young child are recovering after a collision Tuesday morning in Springfield.

According to Springfield Police, around 8:30 Tuesday, the woman and child were hit by a Jeep near the corner of Main and Osgood Streets.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital. Springfield Police Officer Charles Youmans says that she is suffering from a broken leg, while the child just has some bruises.

Shortly after the crash, Youmans adds that investigators arrested 40-year-old Ivan Vega of Springfield on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violations, and giving a fale name to a police officer.

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