Man, woman struck by vehicle in New Hope

Updated: November 02, 2019 04:13 PM

A vehicle struck two pedestrians in New Hope Friday night.

According to a news release from the New Hope Police Department, the incident happened at 6:50 p.m. at 48th Avenue North and Boone Avenue North. 


Upon arrival at the scene responders found two pedestrians, a man and woman, receiving first aid from witnesses. Responders administered emergency care and North ambulance then transported both victims to North Memorial Hospital. 

As of early Saturday morning, the victims were in "very serious condition," police said. The vehicle's driver, who is yet to be identified, is cooperating in the investigation.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol are assisting with the investigation.

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