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Two teens hit by car in Franklin using crosswalk with pedestrian lights

Pedestrian crosswalk sign (Photo: WLOS)
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Two teenagers were hit by a car in Franklin while using a crosswalk that had pedestrian lights activated.

The victims, a 14-year-old of Brentwood and a 15-year-old of Franklin, were transported to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, The City of Franklin reports. Both are in stable condition.

Three teenagers, 14, 15, and 16 were crossing Cool Springs Boulevard from the Carronbridge community towards the Enclave neighborhood when the accident took place.

The teenagers had activated the pedestrian lights and were in the crosswalk when the car hit the two victims. The driver who hit them stopped right away to help them.

Franklin first responders were sent to Cool Springs Boulevard and Carronbridge Way after the teens were hit by the car. The incident occurred around 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Franklin Police are investigating this incident, and no charges have been filed at this time.

Preliminary findings do not show alcohol or drugs, and that this appears to have been a "truly tragic accident."

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