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9 kids hurt, 1 adult dead in single car crash, Sacramento police say

One person was killed and 10 others, including nine children, suffered serious or critical injuries in a major crash in the South Natomas area of Sacramento Wednesday night, authorities said. Witnesses told CBS Sacramento there were four to five kids in the car with the two adults. It wasn't clear why the numbers conflicted. 

Investigators believe eleven people were in silver sedan. It wasn't clear who was driving.

All the children are between the ages of 3 and 8, authorities said.

Scene of crash of one car onto a curb and into a tree in South Natomas area of Sacramento on night of May 31, 2023 that authorities say killed at least one adult and injured multiple children. Rahsheed Johnson

The car apparently went up on a curb and hit a tree. Witnesses told CBS Sacramento they saw the vehicle go out of control and crash and then begin smoking.

Multiple people ran to help everyone inside the vehicle get out.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

  • Car Crash
  • Natomas
  • Sacramento
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