UPDATED: [PHOTOS] A pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a hit and run driver this evening, as reported on our News Alerts. The incident occurred about 10 PM on Somerset Avenue.
According to witnesses, the pedestrian, a Lakewood Chaveirim member and out of town Hatzolah member, was getting into his vehicle parked on the side of the road, when he was struck. Sources say he had just finished fixing a flat tire when the incident occurred.
Hatzolah and EMS responded to the scene and found the victim semi-conscious.
The vehicle which struck him, fled the scene.
Sergeant Frank Work of Lakewood’s Traffic and Safety division tells TLS they are looking for a white van with possible front end damage.
Hatzolah transported the victim to Jersey Shore Medical Center with several serious – but non life-threatening injuries.
Lakewood’s Traffic and Safety division and the Prosecutor’s Officer are investigating.
Somerset between County Line Road and East 7th is closed for the investigation.
Name for Tehillim, is Moshe Aron ben Miriam Zissel.
This $ay be the same guy that totaled my car, parked on 7th between Park & Somerset. Hope they catch him. DB.
very dark over there
need more light please
What’s the name for Thilim? Refuah sheliama. 🙁
Name for Tehillim?
Name for tehillim?
This is unbeleivable. This is happening day in day out that someone gets hit in this town. It is about time they put more street lights up around town. The roads in lakewood are like farm roads, it is so dark.
Name for tehillim is moshe aaron ben zisel miriam.
It’s Moshe Aaron ben Zisel Miriam
moshe aron ben miriam zissel
correction zissel miriam
its moshe aron ben zisel miriam, ols daven for him besuros tovos
Moshe Aaron ben Miriam Zissel is currently being transferred to the ICU with numerous serious injuries. While he may be stable, the situation is still critical. Please daven for him. Besuros tovos
Tehilim 1-40 inclusive
i hope they find the guy
Big refuah shelayma to our own Hatzalah of Union County (Elizabeth,NJ) member U35. Please say tehillim!! Yasherkoyach to Lakewood Hatzolah for their great response.
Scary. I drove by moments before the accident. Refuah Shelemah
We need to get warning lights on our cars when responding to this calls. I hope you have a speedy recovery and a refuah shelema.
Such a great guy, he’s helped me so many times, I hope he has a speedy recovery!!
refuah shlema. Get better soon.
Hashem please heal him quick and all that need it!
moshe we all love you, your the best always available for chesed, may hashem send you a refua shelaima quick and we should see you back on the force quick.
i thought there was a law that you need to move away from someone on a call such as police etc…
and theres also a law not to run when you hit someone. obviously the guy who hit him could not care less about laws
Refua shilamu!!! Speedy recovery! Well known guy… Always out to help others.
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