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Car crashes into Lakeland home daycare, 3 children flown to hospitals

Lakeland Fire Department says the crash is being treated as an accident.

LAKELAND, Fla. — Three children and an adult all are in stable condition after a car crashed into a home daycare.

It happened Tuesday in the area of Jewel Avenue and W. 7th Street, according to the Lakeland Fire Department.

Two of the children injured were 2-years-old and a third child was 8-months-old, according to a spokesperson with the Lakeland Police Department. A fourth child was inside the daycare at the time but was not injured. 

While the three children were taken to area hospitals by helicopter, the driver of the car was taken to the hospital by ambulance to be checked out as a precaution. They reportedly all are in stable condition.

The exact injuries of the children are unknown and the driver is not facing charges at this time, according to police. 

The department tweeted the crash is being investigated as an accident.

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