Two John Jay students hit by car while walking on sidewalk

Officials say two 18-year-old seniors were hit when a car ran up on the sidewalk.

Two students from John Jay High School were hit by a car as they were walking on the sidewalk near the school.

The accident happened outside the school on Marbach Road just before 1:00 p.m.

Officials say two 18-year-old seniors were hit when a car ran up on the sidewalk. The students were on their lunch break. They were taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Police say the mother of the car's driver was also in the car and said the driver appeared to suffer a seizure. Police say an open container was found in the vehicle and officers smelled alcohol on the driver’s breath.

Police say a blood warrant was obtained and the driver will be charged with two counts of intoxication