Driver In Fatal Elfindale Crash Suffered “Apparent Medical Episode”

Springfield police say a woman who died after a motor vehicle accident at 1707 West Elfindale was hampered by a medical event.

The driver, Elaine Gould of Springfield, was backing out of her driveway when police speculate she had a medical problem. Her vehicle struck several objects before crossing Elfindale and bumping into a dentist’s office.

Despite life-saving efforts at the scene by first responders, Gould was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Nobody else was injured in the incident.