At least seven people were taken to the hospital following the collision of an SUV and a truck at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Bolivar Street in Beaumont Saturday.
The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. in a south Beaumont neighborhood.
Initial reports from witnesses indicated that up to nine people were injured including six children. There were witness reports that three people suffered serious injuries. A Beaumont Fire Department dispatcher confirmed a total of seven people were taken to the hospital, but had no additional information.
Paul Wells who lives nearby told 12News he heard the accident and rushed to the scene to help. Wells says he pulled two children from the wreckage.
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