Two pedestrians struck by car

Published 11:32 am Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Two pedestrians were injured when they were struck by a car Wednesday morning.

The accident at the pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Shoulders Hill and Pughsville roads was reported at 7:12 a.m., according to a city press release.

Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded. Preliminary investigation found that the two victims were struck by the vehicle while crossing the street, the press release stated.


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The victims received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel. One victim received treatment on scene and the other was transported to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene.

The roadway was closed briefly following the accident, and the investigation remains ongoing. No further information is available at this time.