Minivan Crash Lands Mother, Children in Hospital

A 5-month-old was among a group of siblings inside a minivan when it crashed overnight.

Luckily the tot wasn’t seriously hurt when his mother’s minivan collided with a  sedan near where Pratt Street intersects with the Roosevelt Boulevard in the Frankford section of Philadelphia around 2 a.m.  Thursday.

Police said no one was seriously hurt but the woman and her children were taken to the hospital for observation. They didn’t say how many kids were in the van.


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The impact of the wreck did damage to front of the car and sent the minivan up on the sidewalk in front of a nearby auto repair shop -- coming to rest up against a fire hydrant.

The wreck caused police to block the outer lane of the Boulevard and Pratt Street as they investigated.

No immediate word on what caused the wreck.

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