Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run; Police search for vehicle

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (Morris County) –  The Roxbury Township police are searching for a vehicle which was involved in a hit and run crash with a pedestrian last Friday afternoon.

Police responded on November 11 at 3:50 p.m. for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle near 177 Emmans Road, police said

Police found a 57-year-old man lying on the ground with serious injuries, police said.

The vehicle has been possibly identified as a 2001-2005 Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable and is missing the passenger side mirror. The color of the vehicle is described as champagne or gold, police said.

The driver is described as a white male in his late 70’s. The vehicle was last seen leaving the area on Emmans Road, heading toward Main Street, police said.

“We ask for the public’s assistance to report any vehicles of this make and model found with damage,” police said.

The crash remains under investigation by the Roxbury Township Police Department.

Anyone with a crime TIP please call Detective Gaboda at (973)448-2090. To report an Anonymous tip, please call Morris County Crimestoppers at (973)-COP-CALL / (973)-267-2255.

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By: Jay Edwards
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