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Hit-and-Run Crash Severely Injures Man in East Orange

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

Authorities are on the search of the driver of a car who fled the scene of a crash that has a man severely injured Friday morning. 

It happened before 5:45 a.m. Freeway Drive just past Burnett Street. 

Police said the suspected male driver and a male passenger were occupying  a Honda Civic when their vehicle slammed into a Ford Mustang at that intersection.

According to police, the two men in the Honda sprinted from the scene on foot.

The severely injured, unconscious, and unresponsive driver of the Mustang was rushed to University Hospital, where doctors placed him in the intensive care unit and listed the victim in a life-threatening condition.

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office were on the scene handling the investigation. 

Police said the suspects remain at large.