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Four people hospitalized after pedestrian crash in Concord

CONCORD – Four people were hospitalized Saturday morning following an accident involving a driver striking three pedestrians in Concord.

At 8:57 a.m. on Saturday morning, Concord Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of Commonwealth Avenue at Winthrop Street for a report of a pedestrian crash.

According to Concord Police Lieutenant Tom Mulcahy, a Westford woman was driving to a dialysis appointment in Concord and when she turned from Commonwealth Avenue onto Winthrop Street, she stuck three people, a mom and two of her children, who were out for a walk.

“When responders arrived at the scene they treated a mother and her two children as well as the driver of the vehicle,” Mulcahy said.

The three pedestrians, as well as the driver, were transported to Emerson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. According to Mulcahy, one of the pedestrians, a 20-month-old boy, was later transported by MedFlight helicopter to Children’s Hospital Boston with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

After the car, a 1999 Toyota Camry, struck the pedestrians it continued across Winthrop Street and drove onto a lawn at an adjacent home and crashed into a garage, moving its foundation, according to police.

The accident is currently under investigation by the Concord Police Department with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police Reconstruction Team.

It is unknown at this time whether the driver will face any charges in the crash.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.

Source:  wickedlocal.com