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Critical Injuries for Utility Worker Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Metuchen

By rlsmetro on
Metuchen

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief David Irizarry of the Metuchen Police Department announced that police are

investigating a hit and run which took place in the Borough early this morning.

Officials say a utility worker was struck while working at approximately 9:01 am in the crosswalk at the intersection of Middlesex Avenue and Grove Street.

He was taken to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Authorities are looking for the driver of a white pickup truck with an extended cab with markings on the side and tailgate, possibly a Nissan Frontier.

The driver fled the scene after striking the worker. The suspect vehicle contained two occupants at the time of the hit & run.

The crash is being investigated by Sergeant Robert Belluscio of the Metuchen Police Department and Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

The investigation is active and continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant Belluscio at (732) 632-8500, or Detective Berman (732) 745-4328.