Two children hospitalized after being hit by car in Springfield

It's not clear what caused the accident

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two children were struck by a vehicle in Springfield.

It happened around 7:15 Sunday night in the area of 81 Breckwood Boulevard.

Breckwood Boulevard is closed from Apple to Plum street.

22News got there just as the ambulance was leaving for the hospital. Police tape was up to keep the area secure.

Springfield Police Department Spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News one child is expected to be okay, but the other suffered more serious injuries. They were both rushed to the hospital.

Police located the driver of the vehicle, a 35 year old man. As of right now, he has not been charged.

It’s not clear what caused the accident.

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