Teen In Critical Condition After Hit-And-Run Accident In New Jersey

September 02, 2018 - 1:23 pm

UNION CITY, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- A teenager is in critical condition Sunday after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Union County, New Jersey.

It happened on Linden’s East St. George’s Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. Friday night.

Police said the victim was riding a skateboard and wearing all black when he crossed a busy roadway and was hit by a white sedan.

Witnesses saw the driver speed away, but another driver stopped and went into the street to pull the injured teen to the sidewalk.

The teen was taken to a nearby hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

Authorities located an abandoned white Nissan Altima with heavily tinted windows and damage to its front end near the scene of the accident.

The driver of the car has not been apprehended.

The investigation remains ongoing.