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Woman, Child Struck by Vehicle in Parking lot of Union Township Shopping Center

Union Township (Union)

Union Township Police are looking into the cause of a double pedestrian strike that sent a mother and her child to the hospital Saturday afternoon. 

Officials said in a state that the incident happed around 2:38 p.m. at the  Union Plaza Shopping Center located at 2401 Route 22 west.

Police say the woman and her 8-year-old child were struck by a driver who was reportedly driving careless through the parking lot. 

Both victims were transported to University Hospital in Newark, where their injuries appear to be non-life threatening at this time. 

The driver of the vehicle was issued a summons for Careless Driving.

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