STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Police say eight people were seriously injured, including two children, after a single car crash on Staten Island Sunday night.

Police say it happened around 8:40 p.m. when a minivan hit a wall on Victory Boulevard near Minthorne in Tompkinsville. 

Eight people, including the driver, were inside the car.

The two kids were taken to Richmond University Medical Center in critical condition.

The other six were taken to Staten Island University Hospital.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.