Car hits four people in Bayonne

A driver hit four people on Halloween in Bayonne. FILE PHOTO.
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A driver hit four people on Halloween in Bayonne. FILE PHOTO.

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.