A three-car accident sends passengers to the hospital and blocks a lane of traffic this afternoon.
Three cars crashed just after 4pm near Shady Brook Lane and Allen Street in Springfield.
The driver of a Dodge Charger was removed on a stretcher and taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
Two other passengers from a Dodge Caravan were taken for treatment — but only sustained minor injuries.
The accident closed one lane of traffic — but the lane is now back open.