According to officials, a car in Bayonne jumped a curb Wednesday evening during trick-or-treating and hit two children, as well as a man and a woman.
All four were taken to Jersey City Medical Center.
The incident occurred at Avenue C and West 16th Street around 8 p.m.
Mayor Jimmy Davis of Bayonne posted on Facebook that the injuries were not life-threatening, and not to believe rumors on social media. He wrote:
“There was a serious accident tonight on Ave C and 16th Street. 4 people were injured and are being treated at JCMC. I am currently at the hospital checking on the condition of all involved. There were two adults and two children hurt. It doesn’t appear that any Injuries are life-threatening at this time. I caution everyone to not believe the false stories being put out on social media. I will provide an update when I learn more information. Please pray for all involved.”
Last week, a truck jumped a curb in Hoboken and entered a children’s playground. A child was injured, but not seriously, by debris. Police said the driver allegedly had heroin in his car.