5 Injured, Driver Swerved to Avoid Rabbit: DPS

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    A woman and four children ranging in age from 4 to 7 were rushed to the hospital after a serious crash in Terrell Friday afternoon. (Published Friday, Sep 28, 2012)

    Texas Department of Public Safety troopers say five people, including 4 children were ejected from their vehicle when the driver swerved to avoid a rabbit near Terrell.

    It happened near the intersection of Texas 205 and County Road 236 Friday afternoon.

    The car went through a fence, rolled and came to rest in a field several yards from the road.

    The 25-year-old driver and a 7-year-old passenger were taken to Parkland Hospital in Dallas with serious injuries.

    A 4, 5 and 7-year-old were taken to Children's Medical Center in Dallas. No word on the extent of their injuries.

    Troopers say no one in the car was wearing a seatbelt.

    Chopper 5 showed the car came to rest on its side and was heavily damaged.