PHOTO: A pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle this evening, officials say. The pedestrian was struck on Cedarbridge Avenue between South Clover and Arlington Avenue at about 5:30 PM.
Police, EMS and LFA – both BLS and ALS units – responded to the scene and found the man with a serious head trauma, officials say.
Alcohol was emanating from the scene, officials say, though it’s unconfirmed at this time if the pedestrian was intoxicated. The pedestrian is believed to be from Tent City, another official said.
The man was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center.
Lakewood’s Traffic & Safety division is investigating the crash. [TLS-52/TLS-CCP]