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Cleveland Police release more information about crash involving 11 kids

11 kids riding in 1 car hospitalized after multi-car crash in Cleveland, 6 adults also injured. Stock Photo. (Source: WOIO) 11 kids riding in 1 car hospitalized after multi-car crash in Cleveland, 6 adults also injured. Stock Photo. (Source: WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

***UPDATE 10:40 p.m. 8/12/18 ***

Cleveland Police said a 64-year-old woman driving a 2018 Kia on St. Clair Avenue slowed down to make a left turn to the Nottingham Methodist Church on Sunday.

Police said a 2008 Dodge was heading west and hit the rear of the 2018 Kia causing the Kia to cross the double yellow line into the path of an eastbound 2005 Chevy resulting in a head on collision.

Investigators said 14 people were in the Chevy.

Authorities said all 14 occupants went to local hospitals.

Three people were confined at University Hospitals, according to police.

Everyone else involved was treated and released.

***Original***

Cleveland EMS confirms that 17 people, including 11 children, are hospitalized from a 3-car crash that occurred on St. Clair Avenue between East 186th Street and Melville Road at 12:15 p.m. Sunday.

All 11 children were riding in one car, according to Cleveland EMS.

Two of the cars reportedly hit each other head on.

Cleveland EMS says seven children were transported to MetroHealth Hospital and four were transported to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital.

Five of the adults involved in the crash were taken to University Hospitals and one was taken to MetroHealth Hospital, Cleveland EMS says.

According to Cleveland EMS, the one adult transported to MetroHealth Hospital is a 33-year-old woman in critical condition. 

The rest of the 16 victims are all in stable condition, Cleveland EMS reports.

An investigation on this crash is underway.

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