2 kids struck by vehicle in Gloucester County

HARRISON TWP., N.J. - July 21, 2012

Harrison Township police were called to an accident at the intersection of Cedar and Breakneck roads at 12:40 p.m.

Police say two boys, a 7-year-old and 11-year-old, were attempting to cross Cedar Road to the adjacent baseball fields.

Numerous witnesses tell police the children darted out from behind a vehicle that was stopped in the southbound lane of Cedar Road and were struck by a 2003 Ford van that was traveling northbound on Cedar and operated by Alexis Diaz-Delgado of Bronx, NY.

The 7-year-old from Pitman, NJ suffered facial, arm and leg injuries. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital by helicopter.

The 11-year-old of Mullica Hill was also taken to Cooper via ambulance for treatment of a head injury.

The investigation continues.

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