Police Investigate Separate Pedestrian Strikes in Jersey City

Jersey City Police are investigating two pedestrian strikes that occurred at separate locations in the city on Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the first incident happened at approximately 2:45 p.m. in the area of Congress Street and Sherman Avenue.

Officials say emergency responders found a male -around the age of 24- suffering injuries after a beige Nissan Pathfinder struck him then sped away from the scene.

The victim's injuries were not immediately reported as life-threatening.

Officials say, in the other incident, police and EMS were called to the vicinity of Woodlawn Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive to investigate reports of an injured person before 3 p.m.

When emergency responders arrived, they found an unidentified person suffering a serious head injury after a car struck them at that location. There was no word if the driver stayed at the scene.

Both incidents remain under investigation.