Four children injured in Springfield DUI crash


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts state police say four children were injured when their car rolled over on Interstate 291 in Springfield in a drunken driving crash.

Authorities responded to the accident in the westbound lanes near exit 3 at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday. Troopers say the car the children were in collided with another car and flipped over. Police say the children, ages 1 to 10, were treated for non-life threatening injuries at Baystate Medical Center.

A man driving the car with the children was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. His name hasn’t been released. A woman driving the other car wasn’t injured.

Minutes after the accident, there was another drunken driving crash on I-291 eastbound near exit 6 that caused minor injuries. State police say a driver was arrested.



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