Pedestrian Struck Crossing South Hope Chapel Road in Jackson

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JACKSON, NJ – A teen girl was struck by a passing vehicle while crossing the road along South Hope Chapel Road near Primrose Lane, according to the Jackson Township Police Department.

On Sunday, at about 8:30 pm, Jackson police officers and emergency personnel responded to South Hope Chapel Road near the intersection of Primrose Lane on the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.

“Responding officers located a teenaged female resident of Jackson who had been struck while she had been crossing the road by a 2009 Hyundai which was operated by a 29-year-old male resident of Manchester,” according to Captain Steve Laskiewicz of the Jackson Township Police Department. “The female suffered reported leg and head injuries from the incident and was transported by ambulance to the Jackson Liberty High School where she was then flown by medi-vac to an area hospital for treatment.”

The initial investigation indicated that the female was struck by the vehicle when she was crossing the road in the area of the plaza located at the corner of Whitesville and South Hope Chapel Roads. Impairment was not suspected to be a factor at this time.