Life Threatening Injuries for Pedestrian Struck by Car in Jersey City

Police closed off traffic in the 700 block of Route 440 to investigate a pedestrian strike that left the person severely injured on Thursday night.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the vicinity of 725 Route 440 to investigate reports of a person down just before 10:45 p.m. at that location.

When officers arrived, they requested EMS on the rush and a sergeant to the scene after they found the unidentified person lying in the roadway.

Police say the victim was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment and remains in critical condition.

There were no other injuries and the investigation is active and ongoing.