Ocean City Police Station

OCEAN CITY — Two pedestrians were hit by a car Friday evening while crossing the street, police said.

At 5:33 p.m., police and firefighters responded to the crash at Eighth Street and Bay Avenue, police said in a news release.

A car was going west on Eighth Street and turned left on Bay Avenue when it hit the pedestrians, police said.

Both victims, a 47-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman, were taken by helicopter and ambulance, respectively, to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus in Atlantic City.

Police did not identify the victims.

The driver of the car, a 48-year-old woman, stayed at the scene, police said. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

— Molly Bilinski

Contact: 609-272-7241

mbilinski@pressofac.com

Twitter @ACPressMollyB

Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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