NEWARK — A brother and sister were struck by a pickup when they ran into the street on Sunday night, according to police.

The driver of a pick up told Newark Police he didn't see the 5-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl dart out from between cars parked along First Street around 8:15 p.m., according to RLS Metro Breaking News. The children were taken to University Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The children were with a guardian when they ran away, witnesses told the news site.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ


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