Three juveniles suffer serious injuries in Laclede Co crash

Three young children suffer serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Laclede County.

Miranda Collins of Elkland was driving just west of Lebanon, Tuesday morning, when a van failed to yield and drove into her path.  Collins hit the van with her truck, causing her vehicle to overturn and travel off the road.  

Collins was taken to a Springfield hospital with moderate injuries. 

Her three passengers, ages 1, 2, and 5 suffered serious injuries in the crash.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports all three children were properly restrained.  They were all taken to a Springfield hospital as well.  There's no word on their current conditions.

The driver who caused the crash was not injured.