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3 children recovering after being struck by car during field trip to UBC Botanical Gardens

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A field trip to UBC for a fourth-grade class took a terrifying turn Wednesday when a car left the roadway and struck several students – Jun 2, 2022

Three children are recovering Thursday after an incident during a field trip to the University of British Columbia on Wednesday.

UBC RCMP said a fourth-grade class was visiting the botanical gardens when they were struck by a vehicle that veered off the road and landed on the sidewalk.

The children are between nine and 10 years old and were sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police said the driver was treated on the scene for minor injuries and they do not believe the driver was intoxicated.

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The cause of the crash has not been released at this time.

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