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5 injured in Chicago horse-drawn carriage accident

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Police in Chicago say an SUV and horse-drawn carriage accident has injured five people, including four children.

Chicago police tell the Chicago Sun-Times that the SUV rear-ended the carriage late Monday. There were no passengers in the carriage. The driver was injured. Fire department officials say the children were passengers in the SUV. They suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital. Three other SUV occupants declined medical treatment.

Fire officials say the children were three boys ages 1, 4 and 10, and one 6-year-old girl. Police say all of the injured were treated and released.

No charges have been filed.

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