PHOTO: A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle this evening, officials say. The pedestrian, a woman, was walking in the area of MLK Drive and John Street shortly after 9 PM when she was struck.
EMS and Hatzolah responded to the scene,and found the woman unconscious, sources on scene confirm to TLS. The patient also smelled of alcohol, an official said, though it’s unclear if it was a factor in the accident.
The hood and windshield of the vehicle which struck the woman were severely damaged in the accident, an official said.
The victim was transported by EMS to Jersey Shore Medical Center in serious condition.
Lakewood’s Traffic & Safety division is investigating. [TLS-46/108/TLS-28/118]