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Child Taken to Hospital After Being Sideswiped by Car

Car-AccidentSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — One child is being treated for minor injuries in the hospital, after being sideswiped by a car Saturday in Springfield.

Police say a 5-year-old child was riding on a scooter when he or she ran into the side of a passing car. Officers say there was something obstructing the driver’s view, not allowing to see the child.

The child was taken to Baystate Medical Center with minor injuries to the arm and face.

The Springfield Traffic Bureau is investigating the incident.


  • Na2013

    where was his mother why was he in the street wow it coudl of been worse

  • jarbear

    When children watch there sperm doners and recipient , s walk in front of cars that’s what they learn. I hope the child is ok and I hope the driver doesn’t get sued.

  • Na2013

    the driver shouldn’t get sued or charge if he wasn’t speeidng or running from the police the child’s mother should get charged with neglect

  • Na2013

    i hate unfitt mother’s and father’s