three kids hit by a car updated 20 mins ago
the story is being reported by the strib
The first info block says what happened (three kids hit by a car) where they are (HCMC) and where/when it happened (columbia heights, Saturday night).
The next block says their ages, but says authorities wont release there names/relationships to one another.
The next block gives the exact time and the intersection where the accident happaned, they say the intersection is controlled by lights and it is unclear who had the right of way.
The next block says the man who hit them was 43 and cooperating with police. it also says its to early to tell what was the cause of the accident, or whether drugs/alcohol played a part.
the final block says there were other people with the kids.
I think the reporter did this effectively. people want to know what happened and to whom,
the exact time is important because it is wierd that 4-6 year olds would be up at 11:20 pm.
Then they give info about the driver and specify that he is cooperating and they arnt sure of the cause yet. thats important because it gives all the info and doesnt make anyone seem guilty yet. finally the info about the kids being with people is important but maybe it should have been included earlier like when the details about the crash were given.