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UPDATE: Off-Duty Newark Cop Renders Aid to Union Township Pedestrian Struck by Car Near Path Station in Harrison

By rlsmetro on
Harrison Town

Authorities in Hudson County are investigating a pedestrian strike that injured a man in The Town of Harrison on Friday evening. 

According to Harrison Police, at 5:39 p.m., the dispatch received a call about a pedestrian struck near the Path station.

When emergency responders arrived, they found the injured pedestrian in the roadway being attended to by an off-duty Newark police officer who saw the man lying in the street and stopped to render first aid.

According to Harrison Police, the injured 22-year-old Union resident was transported to University hospital for treatment and evaluation.

Police say the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and was cooperative.

The Harrison Police departments crash investigator and the Hudson County Prosecutors Office Crash Investigation Unit responded to investigate the accident.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was attempting to run across Frank E Rodgers Blvd. from the middle of the street when he was struck by the car.

Police said the pedestrian suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

No charges were filed against the driver and the investigation is ongoing at this time.