2 children seriously injured in Pasco crash

Two children were killed in a Pasco County car crash, fire and rescue officials reported.

In a tweet sent out around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Pasco Fire Rescue said the crash happened on State Route 54 and Lakepointe Parkway in the Odessa area.

Two children suffered life-threatening injuries; one of the children was being taken to hospital, the tweet said.

Two adults were also injured and taken to hospital by ambulance.

Fire and rescue officials said motorists should avoid the area.

No other details were immediately released.