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Pedestrian struck by car Saturday in New Hope in stable condition

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A man who was struck by a minivan while walking his dog Saturday near the New Hope-Lambertville free bridge is in stable condition, New Hope Police said Sunday.

The dog was reportedly uninjured.

The victim was taken to St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne with severe injuries after being struck by the vehicle, which subsequently hit a utility pole adjacent to the New Jersey-bound lane of East Bridge Street. St. Mary has a Level II Trauma Center.

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The accident occurred at approximately 1 p.m. Saturday, and closed the bridge from 1 to 4 p.m. as emergency responders first treated the man, then investigated the scene.

Both the pedestrian and the driver of the vehicle involved remain unidentified at this time.

New Hope Borough Police and the New Hope Eagle Fire Company responded at the scene. They were joined by the Solebury Township Police Department, Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, Lambertville Police Department, the Central Bucks Ambulance, and Lambertville-New Hope Ambulance and Rescue Squad.

The Bucks County Accident Investigation Unit was involved in investigating the incident.

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