Severe Injuries Reported for Victim Struck by Car on NJ-15 in Jefferson

Police closed a portion of NJ-15 to traffic after a pedestrian was struck by a car in Jefferson Sunday morning.

According to police, it happened at approximately 2 a.m. in the southbound lanes of NJ-15 near Berkshire Valley Road, where officers found the severely injured unidentified person lying on the ground after a vehicle struck them at that location.

Police say the victim received medical attention and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The incident is under investigation.