UPDATE: Pedestrian Strike Leaves 63-Year-Old Man Critically Injured in Union

Police in Union are investigating a pedestrian strike that has a man fighting for his life at a Newark hospital.

According to a brief statement released from Union Police, the incident happened in the area of Dairy Queen, 2625 Morris Avenue, at 10:07 PM.

Witnesses dialed 911 after seeing the victim lying in the roadway at that location.

Police say emergency responders found the 63-year-old male with numerous broken bones, a head injury possibly other life-threatening injuries.

According to police, as of 5 a.m., the unidentified man was in critical condition at University Hospital in Newark.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.