Mom and 2 kids taken to hospital after rollover accident in West Springfield

A firefighter freed the 3 victims by pulling them through a minivan window

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A mother and her two children were taken to the hospital Tuesday night after their minivan was struck and rolled over near the town green in West Springfield.

West Springfield Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Borsari told 22News that one a fire engine was returning to the station when a passenger car hit the minivan as it tried to turn from Park Street to Park Ave. just before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

“There were three occupants in the minivan,” Deputy Biorsari said.  “Lt. Foley from Engine 1 pulled all three out of the vehicle through a window.

Deputy Chief Borsari said the occupants were a 29-year-old mother from Chicopee and two children, ages 5 and 7.

According to West Springfield Police Captain Robert Duffy, the three were taken to a local hospital, but their injuries were not described as “serious.”

“They were mostly just shaken up,” Deputy Chief Borsari said.

The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

22News is continuing coverage and will bring you updates as more information becomes available.