Police: 2 children ejected from Jeep in crash near Splish Splash

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Officials say the two children ejected from the back of a Jeep outside Splish Splash were not wearing seatbelts.

Police say the 11-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy were then hit by one of the Jeep's tires. The children were airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital. 

News 12 has been told there were eight people in the Jeep when it collided with another car around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A total of 9 people were injured, but none of the injuries is considered life threatening.

Jeep driver Joshua Alvin Burns was ticketed because three of the children weren't wearing seatbelts.

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