Three youths struck, hurt by fire official’s vehicle in N.J.

    One girl is in critical condition and two other children were injured after authorities say they were struck by the car driven by New Brunswick’s fire director while walking home from school.

    The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office says Robert Rawls was on duty and driving a city-owned SUV when the accident occurred on Livingstone Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

    Officials say the two 14-year-old girls and a 6-year-old boy were crossing at the Delavan Street intersection.

    The other girl is in stable condition and the boy sustained a minor injury.

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    Their names have not been released.

    Rawls remained at the scene and was taken to a hospital for an undisclosed evaluation.

    No charges have been filed, but the accident remains under investigation.

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