MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A female juvenile was struck and seriously injured by an NJ Transit train in Montville Township Thursday evening.
At around 5:48 p.m., Montclair Boonton Line train 1079, which departed Hoboken at 4:32 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Hackettstown at 6:39 p.m., struck the female west of Abbot Road, NJ Transit Spokesperson Everett Merrill said.
The female suffered serious injuries and was transported to Morristown Medical Center, Merrill said.
There were no injuries reported to the approximately 7 customers on board, Merrill said.
The Montclair Boonton Line was suspended between Lincoln Park and Denville Township but has since resumed.
New Jersey Transit Police are leading the investigation, Merrill said.