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Driver charged after two people were hit by car in New London

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NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) -

A driver is facing charges after two people were hit by a car in a New London crosswalk.

It happened at Montauk Avenue and Steward Street just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police said a 55-year-old man had leg injuries and a 58-year-old woman was suffering from back and neck injuries. 

The New London fire department brought them to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. 

Both victims were listed in stable condition. 

Investigators said the driver of the car, 22-year-old Ariam Martinez-Colon of New London, was trying to make a right hand turn when he hit both pedestrians in the marked crosswalk. 

Martinez-Colon was charged with failure to grant right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. 

Police have not identified the victims at this time. 

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