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17-year-old struck, pinned underneath car at Bridgewater Commons Mall

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – A 17-year-old was hit by, and pinned underneath a car Monday night at the Bridgewater Commons Malls, police said.

On May 30, at 8:56 p.m., officers responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the Bridgewater Commons Mall on the third level of the parking deck, police said.

On scene, officers located a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta with a pedestrian, later identified as a 17-year-old from Watchung Borough, pinned underneath. Local fire companies then lifted the vehicle off of the victim, police said.

The juvenile was alert and oriented after the crash. He was then airlifted to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick to be treated for his injuries, police said.

The crash is still under investigation by the Bridgewater Police Department’s Traffic Safety Bureau.

Anyone with information is asked to contact, Officer Joseph Greco, of the Bridgewater Police Traffic Safety Bureau at 908-722-4111 x 4186 or TIPS line at 877-660-INFO (4636).

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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