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Two children taken to hospital after van crashes into utility pole in Buffalo

Posted at 8:53 AM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 09:40:05-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Three people including two children have been hospitalized after a van crashed into a utility pole on Butler Avenue in Buffalo.

Buffalo Police say it was just after 8:00 a.m. when the van hit the pole then went up onto a lawn, stopping next to the porch of a house near Butler and Humboldt Ave. One adult and two children in the van at the time of the crash were taken to the hospital.

Police are still trying to figure out what caused the van to crash.

7 Eyewitness News has a photographer on scene who tells us, at least one child was taken away by ambulance; but officials have not confirmed that.

This is a developing story.