An investigation verified that Karissa Acosta, 20, of Arlington, ran a red light while traveling westbound on Mayfield Road at the intersection of Great Southwest Parkway, police said. A northbound Chevrolet Tahoe collided with the van, causing it to overturn.
A 4-year-old boy suffered a broken leg in the wreck. All of the injured children were released from the hospital within 24 hours of the collision.
Acosta will be charged this week for injury to a child, a felony punishable by 180 days to more than two years in jail, and a fine up to $10,000, police said.
She was also cited for not having a driver's license. The owner of the day care was cited for allowing an unlicensed driver to drive.
The driver of the Tahoe that struck the van was also cited for not having a driver's license and her husband, the owner of the Tahoe, was cited for allowing an unlicensed driver to drive.