Three pedestrians injured in Quincy

Two children and their father were hurt when a car struck them Saturday evening in Quincy, according to Quincy Police. The children – one boy and one girl – suffered severe, but not life-threatening, injuries, said Police Sergeant Garrett Greenwood.

Police received a call of the incident at 7:46 p.m. The three pedestrians had just gotten off a bus and were trying to cross Quincy Avenue near Walmart when they were hit, Greenwood said. He could not confirm whether they were using a crosswalk.

The injured were transported by two ambulances to Boston Children’s Hospital.

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The car’s driver stayed on the scene after the incident, said Greenwood. The driver was not charged, but an investigation is ongoing and the Quincy police’s accident-reconstruction team is looking into the circumstances.

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