Highland Park man critical after hit-and-run
A Highland Park
man is in critical condition after being struck by two vehicles on Raritan Ave.
The accident occurred at approximately 10:30 pm on October 19th,
when the victim was attempting to cross Raritan Ave between Second and Third
Avenues. According to witnesses, the first vehicle to strike the victim was
traveling northbound on Raritan
Ave and left the scene of the accident. The victim
was then thrown into the southbound lane of travel where he struck a second
vehicle. The driver of the second vehicle stopped and rendered assistance until
emergency workers arrived. The man was
transported to Robert Wood Johnson
in New Brunswick
where he is listed in critical condition.
Anyone with information about the accident is asked to
contact the Highland Park Police Department at (732)572-3800.