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

Paramedics responded to the scene of the collision around 9 p.m. in the 14600 block of Statesville Road.

The two individuals were walking across the road when they were struck by the vehicle.  Both were immediately rushed to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police have not yet released the remaining details on the incident.

Studies conducted by the National Highway and Safety Administration reveal that in the year 2010, a pedestrian was killed every 2 hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic collisions in the United States.  All road users, pedestrians and motorists alike, are equally responsible for sharing the road.  That’s why it’s important that drivers stay alert for all other road users and pedestrians should stay visible for drivers.  If you or a loved one is injured in a serious accident, you need trusted and competent attorneys to clear a successful path to recovery.  Call the Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.