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2 children remain in critical condition after car crash in New Albany

All five people in the car were transported to hospitals in Louisville. Two of the children, five and eight, remain in critical condition.

NEW ALBANY, Ind — A woman and four children were injured in a car crash on State Street, according to a release from the New Albany Police Department (NAPD).

Police say around 2:15 p.m. April 7, emergency responders discovered a Chevrolet Traverse heavily damage in the 600 block of State Street in downtown. In the car were a 30-year-old woman and four children aged five, eight, 10 and 13. 

The woman was transported to University of Louisville Hospital while all four children were taken to Norton Children's Hospital. 

In an update, NAPD Chief Todd Bailey said that the woman was treated for her injuries and released from UofL Hospital. Two of the children remain in critical condition. All of the children are currently in the hospital. 

Indiana State Police is now joining the investigation into what caused the crash. 

"We are continuing to look at all aspects of this case," Bailey said. "I won't speculate on the cause at this point but am confident we will reveal all facts of this case. The injured children remain in our thoughts and we hope for speedy recoveries."

NAPD said no additional details into the crash will be issued.

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