Woman, 3-year-old son struck, injured by minivan on Washington Street in Jersey City

A woman and her 3-year-old son are in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Jersey City. The incident happened at around 7

A woman and her 3-year-old son were struck by a minivan Friday night in Jersey City.

A woman and her 3-year-old son were struck by a minivan Friday night in Jersey City. (3/22/14)

JERSEY CITY - A woman and her 3-year-old son are in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Jersey City.

The incident happened at around 7 p.m. Friday on Washington Street.

The mother was pinned under the minivan that hit her. Firefighters had to lift it off of her.

Both the mother and son suffered trauma to their heads and chests.

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