Children, driver injured after daycare van wrecks in east Charlotte

- A daycare van with children on board crashed in east Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. 

Just after 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a two-vehicle wreck at N. Sharon Amity and Shamrock Dr. Upon arrival, officers found the daycare van had flipped over after colliding with a black truck.The intersection was shut down in both directions for more than an hour. 

The van belongs to The Neighborhood Learning Center and the driver was taking the kids from school to the daycare when the accident happened.

Seven people were transported to the hospital by Medic with minor injuries, including the driver of the van and the children who were six years old and younger, according to a representative for the daycare. 

Authorities have not yet said if any charges will be filed against either of the drivers as the crash is still under investigation.

 

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