Two people are suffering from serious injuries after being hit by a car Monday night in Huntersville.

According to paramedics, they responded to the scene of the collision around 9 p.m. on the 14600 block of Statesville Road.

Two pedestrians were attempting to cross the road when both were struck.

The two were rushed to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police have not yet released more details on the collision.

Recent studies by the NHTSA reveal that nearly twelve people were killed every day in pedestrian/motor-vehicle crashes in 2010.  It is always important for motorists to remember to share the road and look out for pedestrians.  If you or someone you know has been seriously injured in a pedestrian/motor-vehicle crash, call the competent and trusted Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.