Pedestrian In Serious Condition Following Route 36 Accident
Witnesses to Monday night's accident are asked to call the Middletown Police Dept.
A man crossing the highway at Highway 36 and Thompson Avenue in Leonardo was seriously injured when he was struck by a car traveling northbound around 10:30 p.m. Monday night.
The pedestrian was taken by the Leonardo First Aid & Rescue Squad to the Jersey Shore Trauma Center in Neptune where he remains in serious condition Tuesday morning. The victim has not been positively identified.
Also responding was Port Monmouth First Aid Squad responded, along with MONOC paramedics, according to Middletown EMS spokesman Bob Pfleger.
The female driver was from Highlands, according to Lt. Stephen Dollinger of the Middletown Police Dept. There are no charges pending at this time, said Dollinger.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or can provide any additional information is asked to contact the Middletown Traffic and Safety Bureau at (732) 615-2045.
The initial investigation was conducted by Patrolman Stephen Greenwood and is being followed up by SFC. Fred Deickmann, Cpl. Cliff O’Hara and Cpl. Nick Caprio from the Traffic Bureau.