Several people taken to the hospital after serious accident on I-91S in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Several people were taken to the hospital after an accident on I-91 South in Springfield Sunday afternoon. 

According to Springfield Fire Spokesperson Dennis Leger, firefighters were called to the highway for an accident with serious injuries.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the accident took place near Route 291.

Leger said when firefighters got there they found a small SUV on its roof. People from the SUV and a box truck were taken to the hospital to be treated. 

All lanes of the highway were blocked off and traffic was delayed for hours while crews worked to clear the accident.

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