ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) — Two teenagers were taken to the hospital Friday after they were hit by a vehicle in Attleboro.
The 17-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy were struck around 6:40 a.m. while crossing at the intersection of County and Bushee streets, according to Attleboro police.
The driver, an 88-year-old man, failed to stop or yield at the marked crosswalk, police said. A crossing guard was there but unable to warn the teens in time.
The boy was taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital, while the girl was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital for treatment.
Police said their injuries are not life-threatening.
The driver was also taken to Sturdy for evaluation. Police said he will be “cited and charged accordingly” pending the outcome of the investigation.