Infant dies following car accident in Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Mass. (WPRI) – An 8-month-old baby has died from injuries sustained in a car accident in Mansfield Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened on Eastman St. (Route 6) just after 3:30 p.m. Police say two vehicles were involved.

The mother and child in one of the vehicles were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital before the child was flown to Boston Children’s Hospital. The child later died.

The baby’s name and gender were not released.

The crash remains under investigation.

The crash happened on the same day a 13-year-old Mansfield boy riding his bicycle was killed after getting struck by a school bus.

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