3 children hurt in crash near Wichita airport

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Three children were among five people injured in a crash early Thursday afternoon near Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita. 

The crash happened at around 12:30 p.m. at northbound Eisenhower Airport Parkway and Kellogg. Officer Charley Davidson said a black Ford Escape was heading northbound on Eisenhower and a silver Chevy Traverse was heading east on the Kellogg ramp when they collided in the intersection.

Four people were in each vehicle. A woman and three children, ages 2, 7 and 9, in the Chevy were hospitalized, Officer Davidson said two of the children were in critical condition, and the woman and third child were in serious condition. 

One person in the Ford was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. 

The Wichita Police Department's Critical Accident Team was on scene investigating. Further details were not released. 

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