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Jul 17, 2014 11:35 AM

Three Children Injured in Crash

CORPUS CHRISTI - A crash closed Staples and Wooldridge this morning as firefighters blocked the intersection to treat 3 children and 2 drivers hurt in a rear-end crash.

The driver of a Chevy Tahoe slammed into the back of Mercury stopped for a red light. Police say the driver claimed he saw a green light.

The three children in the back of the car suffered severe injuries and were taken to Driscoll Children's Hospital. We're told they are an 11-year old, a 10-year old and a 7-year-old. The driver of the car was also injured, but was able to go to the hospital with the children.

The driver of the Tahoe also suffered serious injury. He was taken to Bay Area Hospital.

The northbound side of the intersection remains closed as police continue their investigation.

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