NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police said a North Brunswick man will likely be charged after reportedly hitting two children in the city Monday night.
Capt. J.T. Miller said that a mother and her three children were crossing Livingston Avenue at the Wellington Place intersection at about 6:38 p.m. on Halloween when two of the children were hit by a Toyota Camry that then fled the scene.
The injured children, police said, were a 14-month-old female in a stroller and her eight-year-old sister.
The 14-month-old received only minor abrasions to her head and face and her sister received a broken toe in the accident, police said.
Emergency crews took the children to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick for treatment, police said.
North Brunswick police officers located the Camry an hour later and identified its driver as Brian Michael Smith, 30, of that township, Capt. Miller said.
Charges against Smith are pending and the investigation into the incident continues, Capt. Miller said.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact New Brunswick Police Officer Sean Cahill at (732) 745-5005.