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8 children injured in accident in Jennings

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An accident near the intersection of Hord and College in Jennings caused several children to be injured on July 21. Credit: KMOV An accident near the intersection of Hord and College in Jennings caused several children to be injured on July 21. Credit: KMOV
JENNINGS (KMOV.com) -

JENNINGS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Eight children were taken to a hospital after a crash in Jennings Wednesday.

The accident, which involved two cars, occurred near the intersection of College and Hord Avenues around 5:45 p.m.

First responders said neighbors rushed out of their houses to help pull the children, ranging from 4 to 7 years old, from the scene.

Two people tried running from the scene, but were arrested. News 4 captured a man on camera handcuffed as he was taken away in a stretcher.

The children were transported to a hospital. Authorities said some suffered extensive injuries, others suffered minor injuries. None of the injuries were life threatening.

First responders do not know if any of the children were in car seats or wearing seat belts.

Two adults were also taken to a hospital.

Police have yet to report if anyone will be charged.

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