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UPDATE: Police Investigate Jackson Pedestrian Strike that Injured Teen

By kbm0423 on
Jackson Township

According to police, on March 27, at 8:23 p.m., officers and emergency personnel responded to South Hope Chapel Road near the intersection of Primrose Lane on the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.

Police said that responding officers located a teenage female resident of Jackson who had been struck while she had been crossing the road by a 2009 Hyundai, which was operated by a 29-year-old male resident of Manchester.

According to police, the female suffered reported leg and head injuries from the incident. She was transported by ambulance to the Jackson Liberty High School, where she was then flown by medivac to an area hospital for treatment.

The initial investigation indicated that the female was struck by the vehicle when she was crossing the road in the area of the plaza located at the corner of Whitesville and South Hope Chapel Roads. 

Impairment was not suspected to be a factor at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may have witnessed it are asked to contact P.O. Joseph Pante at 732-928-1111.