SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A driver was taken to the hospital after crashing into a tree on in Springfield Thursday morning.

Springfield Fire Captain Drew Piemonte told 22News a van crashed into a tree on Cooley Street.
One person had to be removed from the car with special equipment and taken to the hospital for serious injuries. No word yet on what may have caused this crash.

Firefighters helped to remove the driver from the vehicle. They were then taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.