Two children were reported by police to be seriously injured when they were struck by an SUV in Reading.

The accident happened shortly before 3 p.m. on Windsor Street, near Centre Avenue.

The two children were rushed to the hospital with "severe" injuries, according to Capt. Damond Kloc, Reading Police Department.

The woman who was driving the SUV is cooperating with investigators, Kloc said.

A woman who lives in the neighborhood told 69 News that both children are students at the nearby St. Margaret School. She said they often stop to pet her dog.