BANGED UP: Van carrying adult daycare residents crashes


San Benito police officers and paramedics attend to a chaotic scene on Tuesday involving a crashed van that was carrying adult daycare residents. (Staff photos by Michael Rodriguez)

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accident2Several adult daycare residents from San Benito were rushed to the hospital Tuesday after the van they were riding in collided with another vehicle.

It was at approximately 1:30 p.m. when witnesses say a gray Dodge van carrying said passengers and a red Ford Mustang crashed at the intersection of North Sam Houston Boulevard and Business 77 in San Benito.

Assistant Chief of Operations Michael Galvan of the San Benito Police Department confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the van was carrying seven people, six of whom were the daycare residents who ranged in age from their 40s to 70s. The name of the daycare in question, however, remains unknown at this time.

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