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Out Of Control Car Strikes 4 Children Playing In Front Yard Of Bladensburg Home

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The scene of the Bladensburg crash. (credit: Prince George's County Police)

The scene of the Bladensburg crash. (credit: Prince George’s County Police)

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BLADENSBURG, Md. (CBSDC) — An out of control car struck four children playing in a small pool in the front yard of a home in Bladensburg Friday afternoon.

Prince George’s County Fire and Rescue officials say the accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of 57th Ave.

All four children struck by the red SUV were transported to Children’s National Medical Center, one of which was a priority 1 patient. The victims ranged in age from 5 to 10 years old.

The 30-year-old female driver of the vehicle and her 80-year-old female passenger were also transported to the hospital but with minor injuries.

A 30-year-old woman, who was driving the car, as well as an 80-year-old female passenger and another young passenger were also taken to the hospital following the crash. They are listed in stable condition.

It is unclear what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle and authorities are investigating the crash.

It was unclear whether the driver was under the influence or had a medical emergency at the time of the crash.

Power officials from PEPCO were also called to the location to evaluate and repair a damaged electrical box.

This story will be updated.

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