Car Accident in Springfield Injures 3 People

axSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — A three-car accident sends passengers to the hospital and blocks a lane of traffic this afternoon.

Three cars crashed just after 4pm  near Shady Brook Lane and Allen Street in Springfield.

The driver of a Dodge Charger was removed on a stretcher and taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

Two other passengers from a Dodge Caravan were taken for treatment — but only sustained minor injuries.

The accident closed one lane of traffic — but the lane now back open.