Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by vehicle in Ocean County, California, after suffering severe injuries

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by vehicle in Ocean County, California, after suffering seve ...

He is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle early Sunday in Lakewood Township, Ocean County.

According to township police, the 30-year-old Jackson resident was struck at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Route 70 about 1:30 a.m.

The victim was taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center for emergency surgery and is in critical but stable condition, police said.

The driver sped off at the scene and is currently cooperating with police.

The investigation is ongoing and no charges were filed as of Sunday afternoon.

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Matt Gray can be reached at mgray@njadvancemedia.com.

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