Hamilton Township Police officials said at approximately 2:17 a.m., a 17-year-old male Hamilton resident was walking westbound on Route 33 in the area of Weston Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle that was also traveling westbound.
Police said the suspect vehicle fled the area and is described as a dark-colored Ford Mustang with damage to the windshield, front grill and passenger side headlight area.
According to police, the victim suffered serious injuries and was transported to Capital Health Hospital at Fuld for treatment.
The crash is being investigated by Officer Hendricksen and Officer Micharski of the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit.
Any witnesses are asked to contact the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit at (609)581-4000.
Information may also be left anonymously on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008.