South side crash leaves three children injured, one killed

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INDIANAPOLIS – Four children were injured early Friday after a crash between a car and a minivan on the city’s south side. One of those injured, an 8-year-old child was pronounced deceased later at the hospital from injuries sustained in the crash.

The crash happened just after 2 a.m. at the intersection of Meridian Street and Troy Avenue.

Six people were initially in the minivan, four of them children. The two adults are reportedly fine with two children in serious condition. The two other children are listed in critical condition were transported to Riley Hospital for Children.

The driver of the other vehicle reportedly had slight injuries.

Giovanni Romero (left) and Teresa Miranda-Carvajal (right)

Both drivers were arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Police identified them as Giovanni Romero and Teresa Miranda-Carvajal.

Officers say their DUI Unit will continue to monitor roads throughout the weekend.

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