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Two teens hit by car in Newton

Posted by Deidre Fernandes  March 19, 2012 05:38 PM

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Two teen pedestrians were hit by a car at the intersection of Walnut Street and Madison Avenue, suffering minor scrapes and bruises, police said.

A 17-year-old girl and 19-year-old boy were crossing the street Monday afternoon when a car struck them, said Newton Police Lt. Bruce Apotheker.

The boy was treated and released from Newton-Wellesley Hospital, he said. The girl was taken to Children's Hospital in Boston for treatment, he said.

The driver of the car was an 82-year-old woman from Needham, Apotheker said. Police are investigating the accident.

Reach Deirdre Fernandes at deirdre.fernandes@globe.com

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