Two vehicles involved in I-64 crash; children ejected from car

State police tell us an S-U-V driver swerved to avoid hitting cars that were slowing down near Mercury Boulevard in Hampton. That's when the accident occurred.

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Children were ejected from a car during a wreck on I-64 near Mercury Boulevard on Monday.

According to police, the crash happened around 5 p.m. A 2004 Ford Expedition was traveling westbound on I-64, as traffic began to suddenly brake, the female driver attempted to avoid hitting the car in front of her, so she swerved and hit a 2005 Mercedes Benz.

The impact caused the Ford to overturn. Police said possibly two or three children were ejected from the vehicle, and an unknown black man exited the Ford Expedition and limped away from the scene.

The female driver and three children were taken to Riverside Hospital with injuries, and the driver of the Mercedes Benz was also taken to Riverside with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the crash, and charges are pending. 

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