Two children injured after being hit by van crossing Pine Ave. in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB)–Members of the Niagara Falls Police Department Crash Management Team responded to an incident in the 2600 block of Pine Avenue at 3:45 p.m. Monday.

A 9-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother were crossing the street in the area of 26th street when a 79-year-old Pennsylvania woman hit them with her 2008 Chrysler Town and Country.

The girl hit another vehicle that stopped to let them cross, and her brother was thrown a short distance into the street, according to police.

Rural Metro Ambulance, Mercy Ambulance, and the Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to transport the victims to Oishei Children’s Hospital and provide medical aid.

Officials tell News 4 their injuries do not appear life-threatening but will stay overnight for observation.

The driver and her 81-year-old passenger were not injured, and the accident remains under investigation.

Courtesy The Action Niagara Falls

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