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MBPD: Pedestrian struck by vehicle Monday, causing minor injuries

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Source: Ian Dorety Source: Ian Dorety

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A woman walking with her 5-year-old son was struck by a vehicle near 21st Ave. North and Oak Street Monday morning.

According to Captain David Knipes with the Myrtle Beach Police Department, the two were walking in a crosswalk as two vehicles were heading east on 21st Ave. North and turning left onto Oak Street.

The mother and son were almost hit by the first vehicle, and the mother was hit by the second vehicle.

The mother was taken to a nearby hospital because she had some minor scrapes, but no major injuries, MBPD confirmed.  The boy was not injured.

According to witness reports, the pedestrians did not have the "GO" from the crosswalk sign. No charged will be filed against the driver.

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