Accident Investigation Closes Section of Route 1 in Edison

Police have a section on Route 1 closed down in Edison while detectives investigate a pedestrian strike with severe injuries reported.

According to preliminary reports, emergency responders rushed to the intersection of Routes 1 and Plainfield Avenue where they found an unidentified person suffering a head injury after a vehicle struck them at that location.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment and remains in serious condition according to reports.

The cause of the accident has not been determined at this time.