Teacher, two kids hurt when vehicle crashes into stroller near Pea Ridge


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

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