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Pedestrian in ‘serious but stable condition’ after being hit by vehicle in Morris County

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – A pedestrian is hospitalized after Morristown Police say she was hit by a vehicle Saturday night.

On July 24, at around 10:00 p.m., police responded to Elm Street in the area of the Morristown Club for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. On arrival, officers located a 70-year-old female from Lincoln Park  woman down in the roadway, police said.

Witnesses told police that she had been struck by a vehicle that was heading north on Elm Street as she was crossing the street. The female was unresponsive at the scene and was transported by Atlantic Ambulance to Morristown Medical Center, police said.

“As of the time of this report, her condition was reported as being in serious but stable condition at Morristown Medical Center,” police said.

The driver of the vehicle, a 78-year-old Morristown man, remained at the scene and has been cooperating with police to further this investigation, police said.

The crash remains under investigation, police said.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Officer John Sweetman at 973-538-2200.

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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