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Pedestrian Struck by Car, Severely Injured on NJ-37 in Berkeley Township

By rlsmetro on
Berkeley Township

Authorities in Ocean County are investigating a pedestrian strike that left a man severely injured in Berkeley Township Friday evening. 

At approximately 4:30 p.m., police responded to the westbound lanes of NJ-37 to investigate reports of an injured person. 

Police and EMS arrived and found a man lying on the ground suffering severe injuries after a vehicle struck the victim at a high rate of speed. 

Police say the 38-year-old man was airlifted to Jersey Shore Medical Center suffering a severe facial injury and bone fractures. 

Officers closed a portion of NJ-37 for the crash investigation.

There were no other injuries reported.