GLOUCESTER — Chief Edward Conley reports that the Gloucester Police Department is investigating after two pedestrians were struck by a motor vehicle.
Gloucester Police and Fire responded at 11 a.m. to a location outside 951 Washington St., in the Lanesville section of the city. Upon arrival, rescuers found that an adult male and adult female had been struck by a light duty dump truck.
The male sustained serious, life-threatening injuries and was taken by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital. The woman sustained serious injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening, and she was taken by ambulance to Beverly Hospital.
A preliminary investigation indicates that the two suddenly entered the roadway in the path of the truck when they were struck. The driver remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.
This incident is under investigation by the Gloucester Police Department.