Carew St. in Springfield reopened following crash - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Carew St. in Springfield reopened following crash

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Emergency crews responded to an accident that closed off a section of Carew Street in Springfield Thursday morning.

Dennis Leger, aide to Springfield's fire commissioner said that crews responded to a crash near 1067 Carew Street around 8:30 a.m. today.

Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that a 33-year-old woman was driving when she crossed the center line and crashed into another car.

Walsh noted that Jaws of Life were used to get the woman and a two year old girl out of the car.

The woman was taken to Baystate Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.  The child was treated at the scene and released to her father.

The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

Walsh added that the woman has been cited for a marked lanes violation.

As of 11:30 a.m. the area was reopened.

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