NEWTON, NJ - A Newton woman was pushing two of her toddler children in a double baby stroller within the crosswalk, when the stroller was struck by an SUV at the intersection of Trinity and Moran Street, according to Newton police.
The Newton Police received a 911 call of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Thursday, November 25, at 1:24 p.m.
Upon arrival, police say they learned that a 21 year-old Newton resident and her children were struck by a 2004 Ford Explorer operated by Ewa Nowicki as they crossed the street in the crosswalk.
Subsequent investigation revealed that Nowicki, 69, of Lafayette Township, was making a left turn onto Trinity Street from Moran Street when she failed to yield to the mother and her children.
The two toddlers were transported by ambulance to the Newton Medical Center and then to Morristown Medical Center for evaluation. The mother was not struck or injured. Nowicki was also uninjured according to Newton police.
As a result, Nowicki was issued the following summonses: careless driving and failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Atlantic Ambulance, the Newton First Aid Squad, St.Claire's MICU and Atlantic Air 1 were all involved in the incident.
Investigating Officers were Sgt. Frank Philhower, Ptl. Dan Finkle, Ptl. Mahir Kaylani and Special Officer Raul Couce.