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7 hurt, including 4 children, in crash near Hopkins and Congress

NOW: 7 hurt, including 4 children, in crash near Hopkins and Congress

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Seven people are hurt, including four children, following a crash near North Hopkins and Congress on Friday, Jan. 31. 

Authorities were called to the scene just before 11 a.m. 

According to police, three adults were transported to Froedtert Hospital and four children were transported to Children's Wisconsin. Three people had to be extricated.

Police say a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, striking another vehicle head-on. 

All five occupants of the striking vehicle were taken to a local hospital, along with the two occupants in the vehicle hit. 

Three occupants are being treated for serious injuries. Authorities say one occupant in the vehicle that was struck is in critical condition.

People who live on North Hopkins can count dozens of crashes they've seen over the years, and many seem to have the same idea about what could help improve the speeding.

"You've got almost a mile from Capitol to Hampton, and it's like a freeway. They need to put speed bumps or something," said Robert Jackson.

"What are they waiting for, someone else to die before we get speed bumps? We need speed bumps," said Luevennia Taylor.

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