Two people were hospitalized in serious condition after being struck by an SUV near the Broadway LIRR station in Flushing on Tuesday evening, police reported.
The incident occurred at about 6 p.m. at the corner of Northern Boulevard and 162nd Street.
According to reports, the vehicle was traveling along Northern Boulevard when the driver suddenly lost control of it. The SUV veered off the road, mounted the sidewalk and struck the two victims.
Officers from the 109th Precinct and EMS units rushed to the scene. Paramedics transported the victims to a local hospital.
Northern Boulevard was closed in both directions at the location while the investigation was continuing, the 109th Precinct tweeted.
Pls Avoid 162 St & Northern Blvd in the 109Pct due to a collision investigation pic.twitter.com/UlHsjp3vHM
— NYPD 109th Precinct (@NYPD109Pct) July 7, 2015
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