RNJ News Department

Police search for car that hit pedestrian in Washington Twp.

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Washington Township police are asking for the public’s help in finding a car that drove away after allegedly hitting a pedestrian on Route 46 near Hearthstone Road early Friday morning.

At 06:46 a.m., a township officer responded to Route 46 eastbound in the area of Hearthstone Road for a male requesting assistance, police said.

After police arrived, the officer spoke with the twenty-five year male, who advised the officer that he was struck by a motor vehicle overnight and then pulled himself off the roadway until daybreak, police said.

The man advised that the vehicle that allegedly struck him was a dark colored compact possible a Honda Civic, police said.

The man was later transported to Hackettstown Medical Center for a leg injury, police said.

If anyone was traveling through this area between the hours of 12:00 AM and 06:46 AM on September 15, 2017 and witnessed the victim walking or any other suspicious activity to contact Officer Olah at 908.876.8300 x1412 or rolah@wtpdmorris.org.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook