CHICAGO (CBS) — Seven children were hospitalized Friday night after a van with no car seats was hit in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.
According to the Chicago Fire department, all seven children were sent to Comer Children’s Hospital after the crash in the 7200 block of South Wentworth Avenue.
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Ems plan 1. 72 and Wentworth. Van with kids hit. No car seats for kids. 7 children going to Comer. Fortunately non of the injuries are life threatening. Please use car seats. There is no excuse for not putting our most precious passengers in safe seating!!!!
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 10, 2021
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None of the children suffered life threatening injuries.
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In a tweet, CFD officials urged drivers to use safe seating for children.