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Pedestrian Struck, Seriously Injured by Car in Cranford


By: Richard L. Smith 

A seriously injured pedestrian was transported to an Essex County hospital after a vehicle struck them in Cranford Saturday evening. 

It happened around 9 p.m. near the intersection of Orchard Street and North Avenue West. 

Emergency responders rushed to the scene, arrived, then found the victim conscious but suffering serious injuries. 

EMS, with paramedics, transported the injured to University Hospital in Newark for treatment. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

No other injuries were reported.