Apparent brake failure sends family to hospital

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Lake Charles Police responded to the scene of a one car crash on Fruge Street and South Martin Luther King Highway on Friday around 12:30 p.m.

Emergency crews on the scene tell 7 News that the driver of the minivan apparently had brake failure and crashed into a ditch. A mother and her two children were in the minivan. All of the victims were taken to a local hospital. There is no word on their conditions.

We have a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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