Collision involving multiple pedestrians on the Beach Road in Kitty Hawk

The collision happened on N.C. 12 near Maynard Street. [Kari Pugh photo]

Four pedestrians were involved in a collision Monday afternoon on the Beach Road near the Maynard Street intersection in Kitty Hawk, with two suffering critical injuries.

Emergency crews were called to the scene on North Virginia Dare Trail around 2:30 p.m.

Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel Johnson said the pedestrians were struck by a pickup truck while trying to cross N.C. 12. Johnson noted they were not using a crosswalk at the time of the accident.

Two of the injured were flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The other two were being treated at The Outer Banks Hospital.

Johnson said the collision was still being investigated, and further details were not yet available.

This is a developing story, we’ll have more as it becomes available.

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