ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A daycare van carrying nine children was involved in a six-car pileup on Route 40 in Ellicott City Wednesday morning, Howard County Police said.

The crash happened around 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of Route 40 and Rogers Avenue.

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All nine children, who range in age from 5 to 8, were taken to a hospital as a precaution and their guardians were contacted.

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The van’s driver, who was uninjured, went to the hospital with the children.

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A 5-year-old child and an adult in other vehicles were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.