Three children injured as car hit Kansas City child care center

KANSAS CITY, Missouri Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:56pm EDT

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KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Three young children were injured on Tuesday, including two trapped under a car, after the vehicle slammed into a child care center in Kansas City, Missouri, according to local officials.

The children suffered "mild to moderate injuries that are not life-threatening," said a spokeswoman for Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Earlier, officials had said they were seriously injured.

Kansas City Police Captain Tye Grant said in an email that a Range Rover had rear-ended a parked Cadillac, forcing the Cadillac through the front wall of the center. The center had been occupied by about 40 children.

"All the children (at the day care) have been accounted for at this point," a police statement said.

The driver of the Range Rover, an elderly man, was hospitalized, Grant said, adding that police were still considering whether to file charges against him.

(Reporting by Kevin Murphy in Kansas City and Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Greg McCune)

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Mylena wrote:
It is de DMV fault. They do not take every year driving test to seniors. So, they renew by e mail their Driver Licence. One peson in El Monte declared legally Blond at 89 rec eipt by may their Driver s licence renew. it is a shame.

Jul 30, 2013 10:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Mylena wrote:
It is de DMV fault. They do not take every year driving test to seniors. So, they renew by e mail their Driver Licence. One peson in El Monte declared legally Blond at 89 rec eipt by may their Driver s licence renew. it is a shame.

Jul 30, 2013 10:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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