Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Truck Strike

Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Truck Strike (Image 1)

One person is seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on the north side of Newark.

Newark police said a man was struck just before 8 p.m. on West Shields Street and Elmwood Avenue. The victim was dragged after he was struck. The victim was flown to Grant Medical Center in critical condition.

Police said a pick-up truck in the area that fled the scene shortly after the injury was reported. Police have located that vehicle and are interviewing the driver and passenger. Officials have not released any suspect information and no charges have been filed.

Newark police continue to investigate this incident.

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