COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Two people were killed and two others were injured after being hit by a car Saturday night in the South Linden neighborhood.
According to Columbus police, an adult and three juveniles were crossing the Cleveland Avenue and East 25th Avenue intersection at 7:08 p.m. Police say the pedestrians were within the area of the intersection crossing Cleveland Avenue and stopped in the middle of the road.
A Hyundai Accent was driving north on Cleveland Avenue at the same time and hit all four people in the roadway.
All three juveniles were taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital with two being pronounced dead and a third listed in critical condition. The adult was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition but was later upgraded to stable, police said.
The driver and passengers in the Hyundai were not injured in the accident.
Police have not disclosed the ages of the victims at this time, but said the two who were killed were barely grade-school age.
A close friend of the victim said there will be a memorial at some point, but right now, the focus is on the two victims who remain hospitalized.
The accident remains under investigation and no charges have been filed.