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Child injured in suspected DUI accident

A man suspected of driving drunk with three children in his car crashed into a tree last night in Kansas City, critically injuring a 6-year-old child.

The wreck occurred about 10:15 p.m. at N.W. 85th Terrace and N. Wyandotte Street. Police said the driver lost control of a sport-utility vehicle containing another adult and three children, ages 4, 6 and 7. The 6-year-old was knocked unconscious, police said.

All three children were taken to area hospitals. Police arrested the driver because they believed he was intoxicated.

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