Two people were taken to hospital after they were hit by a car in St. John's on Monday night.

A male, 17, and a woman, 23, were crossing Thorburn Road at Moss Heather Drive when they were struck shortly after 10 p.m.

Police said the pedestrians' injuries didn't appear to be life threatening.

The accident happened in a high-traffic area, during rainy conditions.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said an investigation is ongoing.