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story.lead_photo.caption NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANNETTE BEARD Nathan See, Pea Ridge street superintendent, brought several child car seats to the scene of an accident involving an adult male hitting children on Halleck Lane this morning. Pea Ridge's Fire Department and the Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department ambulances were dispatched to the scene.

PEA RIDGE -- Authorities have detained the driver of a car that crashed into a daycare teacher pushing a stroller filled with young children, injuring the teacher and two children.

Pea Ridge Police Department spokesman Mike Lisenbee said the woman was pushing a stroller with eight children when the crash occurred Wednesday. Lisenbee told Fort Smith television station KFSM the teacher and two children were taken by ambulance to a hospital with injuries that aren't life threatening.

The other children weren't hurt.

Lisenbee said the driver of the vehicle told police he fell asleep, but that authorities will investigate whether he was impaired.

NW News on 07/12/2018

Print Headline: Teacher, two kids hurt when vehicle crashes into stroller

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