18 children hospitalized after two-car accident in Virginia

18 children hospitalized after two-car accident in Virginia
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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - Police in Portsmouth say 18 children have been taken to a hospital with injuries not considered severe after a two-car accident.

The police department tweeted that a call came in around 9 a.m. about an accident involving a vehicle and a passenger van "occupied by 18 juveniles" that had flipped over.

Police say the passengers were taken to the hospital but there were "no severe injuries."

A police spokeswoman couldn't immediately be reached for further details.

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