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Child Struck by Vehicle While Riding Bike in Linden


According to Linden police officials, a four-year-old boy was struck by a car this morning.  

Police responded to the intersection of East Street George Avenue & Roselle Street at approximately 7:25 a.m. on reports of a severe motor vehicle crash involving a bicycle.  

According to preliminary reports, a 32-year-old  man and his 4-year-old son were riding a bicycle on Roselle St across East Street George Avenue toward Chestnut Street when they were struck by a vehicle as it made a left turn onto East Street George Ave.

The boy was seriously injured in the crash and was transported to Newark University Hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

The father also suffered minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation.  Anyone with information about this crash is urged to contact Inv. Mieszko Niedziolka at (908) 474-8505.