Vehicle strikes, injures 2 pedestrians in Lowell

LOWELL, MASS. (WHDH) - A vehicle struck and injured two pedestrians in Lowell on Thursday morning.

Officers responding to the area of the VFW Highway and University Avenue around 5:45 a.m. found two pedestrians had been hit by a vehicle, Lowell police said.

One pedestrian suffered from minor injuries, while the second pedestrian was taken to an area hospital with a head injury.

Their current conditions have not been released.

Students of the nearby UMass Lowell campus say it’s an extremely busy area and sometimes can be dangerous.

“People walk across the street even when the crosswalk signal hasn’t gone off yet,” student Patrick Fuss said.

The incident remains under investigation.

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