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Male Pedestrian Struck by NJ Transit in Summit, NJ

Posted on Nov 02, 2016
Marisa Iati | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comBy Marisa Iati | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com 
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on November 02, 2016 at 9:09 AM, updated November 02, 2016 at 10:49 AM

Summit, NJ — A man was seriously injured Wednesday morning after he was struck by a New Jersey Transit bus as he crossed the street near the Summit train station, police said.

The No. 70 NJ Transit bus was traveling south on Summit Avenue when the driver hit the 48-year-old Springfield man around 7:04 a.m. as he crossed the street at Union Place, a block from the train station, Capt. Steven Zagorski said.

He was taken to Morristown Medical Center's trauma center, where he was in critical condition Wednesday morning. 

Summit Avenue was closed between Franklin Place and Broad Street, as of 8:35 a.m.

Police were investigating the crash and asked witnesses to call them at 908-273-0051. 

Marisa Iati may be reached at miati@njadvancemedia.com. Follow her on Twitter @Marisa_Iati. Find NJ.com on Facebook.




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