Updated: Vehicle Goes Trough Southampton Nursery School
Updated 5:00 p.m.
A press conference just concluded in which Upper Southampton Police say one child was seriously injured with life threatening injuries and three others inured when a BMW plowed through Children of America Daycare school.
Reports say 17 children were napping at the time of the crash.
Police say the unidentified driver was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center is a delivery driver.
Officials from the Bucks County District Attorney’s officer are on the scene.
79 Children were at the school at the time of the incident officials said.
Three children were taken to Abington Hospital – a level two trauma center.
The seriously injured child was taken to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Cause of the accident has yet to be determined
Updated: 3:05 p.m.
A vehicle has crashed into a nursery school in Southampton injuring at least four.
According to sources on the scene there are four victims-three of which are children. Victims of the accident have been transported to area hospitals.
A witness to the accident said on Facebook Southampton Police were involved in a ” high speed car chase” behind the Giant Supermarket located on the 400 block of Second Street Pike when the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the nursery school.
The above has yet to be confirmed by Southampton PD as of publication.
An image sent into LBS taken by Denise Wing shows some of the damage to the front of the nursery school.
First responders are on scene at the Children of America Daycare on Knowles and Second Street Pike.
Alerts went out calling the crash “a mass casualty incident” to first responders in the area.
Sources are reporting multiple children were struck by the vehicle that crashed into the school but its unclear if they were out or inside the school.
Witnesses on the scene tell Lower Bucks Source children are already being taken to area hospitals for treatment with number of victims ranging from two to four.
Story is developing. Updates as information comes in.