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Teen Struck by Vehicle in Jackson Suffers Serious Injuries

By rlsmetro on
Jackson Township

Police in Jackson are investigating an overnight pedestrian strike that left a teenage boy injured in the township.

First responders rushed to a wooded area near the 600 block of West Veteran Highway shortly before midnight on a pedestrian struck by a vehicle report.

Crews arrived to the scene where they reportedly located a male victim suffering serious injuries as a result of being struck by a truck according to reports.

The victims was only identified as a 16-year-old boy who suffered a chest injury. The boy was transported from the wooded area to a church where EMS rushed him to an awaiting helicopter for transport to Jersey Shore Medical Center.

The incident is under investigation by Jackson Police.

The boy's condition has not been released at tis time.