4 children injured in car accident

- 4 children were sent to Tampa General Hospital following a Sunday afternoon car accident. 

Initially, a report released by the Florida Highway Patrol listed 9 people being involved in the accident, including 7 children with serious injures.

A revised report shows there were 11 people, 9 children and 2 adults, inside the Chevy Suburban.

The driver, adult passenger and the 5 other children had no injuries. The 4 children sent to the hospital had minor injures. 

The driver, Keith Odell Carson, was cited for 3 counts of passengers under 18 not wearing seatbelts. 

According to the Highway Patrol, Carson was driving  East on I-4 in the outside lane when he lost control. The vehicle overturned, rotated and collided with a chain link fence.

After hitting the fence, a trailer towed by the vehicle also overturned.

 

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