Louisville man crashes onto playground, injuring children


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WHAS11) – Several children are in critical condition after a truck drove onto a Louisville playground Saturday afternoon.

WHAS in Louisville reports a public safety agency, received a call about 3:30 p.m. reporting a wreck in the 3200 block of Oleanda Avenue.

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Police said the driver of a Ford pickup truck lost control for unknown reasons and struck three juveniles playing on the playground.

Two additional children suffered minor injuries caused by flying debris.

The driver also damaged playground equipment.

All five children, as well as the driver and passenger of the truck, were transported to an area hospital.

Police continue to investigate the incident.