2 hit by pickup in Jacksonville Beach


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two people were hospitalized after they were struck by a pickup truck while crossing Third Street on Saturday night, according to Jacksonville Beach Police.

Police called shortly before 10:30 p.m. said a black pickup struck a couple that was walking by the Five Guys Restaurant at the intersection of Third Street and Second Avenue -- not far from where the Springing the Blues festival was going on.
The couple was taken to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries was not known early Sunday morning.

Police said the driver stayed on scene to talk to investigators about the crash, which is still under investigation.