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Two Children Struck by Vehicle in Newark’s Ironbound Section

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Two children suffered serious injuries after a car struck them in Newark's East Ward late Friday evening. 

According to a preliminary investigation, emergency responders rushed to the vicinity of 127 Wilson Avenue after receiving reports of multiple pedestrians struck by a car at approximately 10:15 p.m. 

Police EMS found a 13-year-old female and 7-year-old male suffering injuries to their lower extremities at that location. 

The victims were transported to University Hospital for treatment and are expected to recover. According to reports, an adult suffered non-life threatening injuries during the incident. 

Police are investigating what caused the pedestrian strikes.