Troy, NY – Two Pedestrians Hit by SUV while Crossing 8th Street
Troy, NY (December 14, 2018) – According to police in Troy, two pedestrians were struck and injured by an SUV on Thursday night, December 13. Authorities did not elaborate in the exact time of the incident but stated that it took place while the victims were attempting to walk across 8th Street.
Emergency medical crews were called to the scene which was reported as directly in front of the performing arts center at RPI. According to witnesses, the accident took place as two people were crossing 8thStreet in the crosswalk before they were hit by a driver in a Ford Escape.
The driver remained at the scene and was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian. Paramedics at the scene attended to both injured parties who were immediately transported to Albany Medical Center. The conditions of the victims have not been stated at this time.
No further details have been released.
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