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Five People Injured In Two Separate Crashes In Easton

Five people were injured in two separate car crashes in Easton on Friday night.

Easton Police Chief Gary Sullivan and Easton Fire Chief Kevin Partridge said Saturday that authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash at the entrance to Stonehill College around 10 p.m. Friday.

The driver of one of the vehicles, a 46-year-old female, was flown by medical helicopter to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston with serious injuries.

The woman's three children were in the vehicle, and were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The second driver wasn't injured and decline medical treatment, according to a press release from the Easton police department.

Officials in Easton say they also responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car in the parking lot of Maguire's Restaurant at around 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Officials say the victim, a 26-year-old woman, was found sitting on the curb with  suffered severe leg injuries. She was also taken by medical helicopter to a Boston-area hospital, according to the statement.

The driver in that incident, however, fled the scene.

The incidents were determined to be unrelated, authorities said, and both are being investigated.

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