School children involved in accident released from hospital - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

School children involved in accident released from hospital

SPOKANE, Wash. - Fourteen children and one adult have been released from the hospital following an accident involving two transport vans headed to Regal and Logan Elementary Schools.

The accident occurred at Wellesley and Cook just before 9 a.m. Many of the children were taken to the hospital as a precaution, though officials report two of them had more serious injuries than the others.

Some of the children suffered minor cuts and bruises, others had neck braces put on. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.

A city spokeswoman, Marlene Feist, says one van rear-ended the other when it made a sudden stop Thursday morning. The driver of that van has been cited for following too close.

Wellesley and Cook were closed for several blocks until just after 11 a.m.

 

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