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Tornado Strikes Springfield, Mass.

Many reported injured after severe weather hits Massachusetts city

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An apparent tornado struck the downtown of one of the state's largest cities on Wednesday afternoon, scattering debris, toppling trees and frightening workers and residents. Several injuries were reported. Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, about 90 miles west of Boston, was treating numerous injured people, some with serious force trauma injuries, spokeswoman Jane Albert said.

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