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Tanker crash sends a mother and her children to the hospital

By Stephanie Montano, smontano@krcrtv.com
Published On: Aug 13 2013 07:21:46 PM CDT
RED BLUFF, Calif. -

A mother and her children were taken to the hospital after crashing into a tanker in Tehama County on Tuesday afternoon.

The CHP said the tanker came to a stop on Highway 99 at Cone Grove Road, and was rear ended by the driver of an SUV.

The woman told authorities that she was distracted by her kids at the time of the accident. She and her two children were taken to the hospital but did not suffer any serious injuries.