The Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,200 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2009 and 2011.
Both are in critical condition in the surgical intensive care unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.
South Brunswick Police Sgt. Jim Ryan says the 27-year-old pilot and a 44-year-old female passenger sustained chest and back injuries.
A new national report on pedestrian safety shows the New York, New Jersey area as having some of the country’s most dangerous streets.