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SUV hits teen pedestrians crossing NJ road; 2 hurt

Local News | Mar 11, 2013

SUV hits teen pedestrians crossing NJ road; 2 hurt

BRICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an SUV has struck teenage pedestrians crossing a road on the New Jersey coast, injuring two boys, one of them critically.

Brick police say the crash happened early Saturday night at an intersection.

They say a Brick woman was driving southbound and approaching an intersection when four boys began to cross the road. Authorities say the light turned green for southbound traffic as the boys crossed into the woman’s lane.

The woman tried to stop but didn’t have enough time and struck two of the boys.

A 15-year-old Brick boy was taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center with head trauma and internal injuries. He’s in critical condition.

A 14-year-old Brick boy was taken to the same hospital with internal and facial injuries.

Police are investigating the crash.

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