Five Hospitalized In Two Car Rollover In Springfield
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Five people, including two small children, were hospitalized following a rollover accident on 431 North at Lakeview Rd in Springfield. (Location of accident) The accident occurred just after 9:30PM
According to officials at the scene, one vehicle, traveling East on Lakeview Rd, and the other heading North on 431 North, collided in the intersection. The impact caused one vehicle to rollover upside and back on its wheels. Both vehicles came to rest in a grassy area off the roadway.
A mother and her two young children traveling in one vehicle were injured and transported. Two occupants in the second vehicle were also hospitalized but fortunately no one sustained serious or life threatening injuries, according to, Lieutenant David Harden with North Robertson Fire & Rescue.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is in charge of the investigation.
Accidents are common at this intersection: Below are two in recent years.