TWO PEOPLE were killed in Fort Washington Monday afternoon, when they were hit by a car as they tried pushing a disabled vehicle along the northbound lanes of Route 309 near the Camp Hill overpass, State Police said.

A 54-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were hit from behind by a Lexus SUV as they were trying to push a Lincoln Town Car onto the shoulder, according to reports.

Authorities did not identify them Monday night.

The woman who was driving the Lexus was reportedly taken to Abington Memorial Hospital. It was unclear how severely she was injured.

The accident occurred about 1:20 p.m. and caused traffic backups in Montgomery County for several hours while police investigated.

It was not immediately clear whether charges would be filed against the woman driving the Lexus. n

— Daily News Staff Report