By Associated Press - Saturday, September 13, 2014

RED BANK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a mother and her young daughter escaped serious injury when they were struck by a car while trying to cross a central New Jersey roadway.

Red Bank police tell the Asbury Park Press ( that 28-year-old borough resident Cecila Tecalero and her 6-year-old daughter, Dulce Marie Trejo, were in the crosswalk on Shrewsbury Avenue when they were struck just before 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Both were taken to a hospital, where they were treated for what authorities say appeared to be minor injuries.

The driver of the car, 74-year-old Robert Ayotte, of Middletown, was making a left turn onto Shrewsbury Avenue when the accident occurred. He was cited for careless driving and failure to yield to pedestrians.

Ayotte was not injured in the accident.


Information from: Asbury Park (N.J.) Press,

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