TRENTON, NJ ( MERCER) A mother and her 9-year-old daughter were struck by a car on Brunswick Ave and North Olden Ave around 7pm on Friday.

According to a witness the driver attempted to flee the scene but was stopped by the Restaurant owner of the Northside Café. A civilian helped direct traffic as Multiple police and ambulance arrived on the scene.

Shortly after, the mother and daughter were transported to Capitol Health Trauma Center with a trauma alert for the mother and minor to serious injuries for her daughter.

Thomas Peterson is the Editor in Chief and founder of Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton. Thomas founded PBT in 2012.