4 Kids Suffer Minor Injuries in Crash With Sheriff's Deputy

The deputy was not injured, and the crash is under investigation.

Four children suffered minor injuries when a van transporting them to an after-school program was involved in a crash with a Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputy Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the sheriff's report, the deputy was in a marked sheriff's office vehicle when the crashed occurred around 4 p.m. in the 6100 block of 15th Street East.

Four of the children in the van suffered minor injuries and were transported to the hospital for precautionary reasons, authorities said.

The deputy was not injured, and the crash is still under investigation.

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