Authorities in Middlesex County are on the search for the driver of a vehicle that struck and injured a pedestrian on a highway in South Brunswick Saturday morning.
According to a brief statement released by police, in the incident, a 28-year-old South Carolina man ran out of gas on Route 1 near Beekman Road at 1 a.m.
Police say the victim was pushing his car to the shoulder of the road when a white Sprinter Van hit him and the victim's car door.
According to police, the driver of the van fled southbound on Route and remained at large.
The victim remains in critical condition.